Great Basin Fire Science Exchange
3 March 2022 | Research and Events
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March 2022: Research and Events

Greetings Great Basin Fire Science Exchange Subscribers,
In addition to the great reading below, there's an Influence of grazing and weather on sagebrush birds webinar this afternoon and the Native Seed Virtual Workshop next week!  Enjoy the resources and remember to find time to rest like Franklin (reference to photo below)! (Photos courtesy of Todd Forbes and Corey Gucker)  -- Génie

Research, News, & Tools

Confronting the wildfire crisis - USFS strategy

Defend the core: Maintaining intact rangelands by reducing vulnerability to invasive annual grasses - full article or brief

Adaptive monitoring in support of adaptive management

A geographic strategy for cross-jurisdictional invasive grass management

Cheatgrass treatment from the inside out

CA wildland fires burning mostly in non-forests

Adapting western North American forests to climate change and wildfires

Climate change on the range: Monitoring and adaptation for sustainability

Western megadrought is the worst in 1,200 years

Review and framework for decision factors that may influence the utilization of managed fire on federal lands

Evolution of wilderness fire management in the N. Rockies article and video

Warming weakens the night-time barrier to fire

Oregon town put politics aside to save itself from fire

Fire and ice: The puzzling link between western wildfires and Arctic Sea ice

Marshall Fire story map

Including business and infrastructure in fire adaptation work


Extension Fire Regional Specialist- Tangent, Salem, or Dallas, OR
Apply by 3/19

Wildfire, Climate, and Recovery PhD Position at Northern AZ Univ.
Apply by 3/20 

Forestry Program Manager- Carson City, NV

Natural Resources/Fire-Adapted Communities Coordinator- Carson City, NV

Assistant Professor of Indigenous Forestry- Flagstaff, AZ (see Job ID 605923)

Webinars & Videos

3/3 Influence of grazing and weather on sagebrush country birds- Register

3/4 Overview of current wildfire bills in legislative process- Register

3/8 and 3/15 Envisioning futures with wildfire webinar series (Tuesdays)- Register

3/9 OBIWAN app: Estimating property-level carbon storage using NASA's GEDI Lidar- Join link

3/9, 4/13, and 5/11 Spring Rx speaker series- Register

3/17 Fueling collaboration webinar series- Register

3/30 Recent megafires provide a tipping point for desertification of conifer ecosystems- Join link

3/30 LANDFIRE office hours continue, last Wed of each month- Register 

3/22 Post-fire water quality challenges (part of SCIENCE x water series occurring 3/21-25)- Join links

3/29 CA Fire Science seminar series- More info and registration links 

3/29 Practical applications of soil moisture information- Register

4/6 Accounting for the benefits of public lands- Join link 4/13 Effects of forest management and climate scenarios on biodiversity in the Sierra Nevada Mtns- Join link 4/19 Geographic approach for natural areas management- Register 4/27 Predicting restoration outcomes: From concept to practice- Register  


Great student video on the Cohesive Strategy and living with fire!

West-wide rangeland fuel assessment

Exploring the Interagency Fuel Treatment Decision Support System (IFTDSS)

Natural infrastructure, invasive species management, and sustainable rangeland markets: Included in Working Lands, Working Communities Workshop

Soil moisture 101: What it means, how it's measured


3/1-2 Forest Health in OR 2022: State of the State Virtual Conference

3/2 Smoke Tools Virtual Workshop

3/7-10 Cross-Boundary Landscape Restoration Workshop- Fort Collins, CO

3/8 Native Seed in Restoration Virtual Workshop

3/9-10 Biochar Virtual Workshop

3/9-11 NASA System-Wide Safety Wildland Firefighting Operations Virtual Workshop

3/14-15 or 3/16-17 Basic grass identification: A two-day short course- Reno, NV

5/16-18 SW Tribal Climate Summit- Pala, CA

5/23-27 Fire and Climate: Impacts, Issues and Futures Conference- Pasadena, CA

6/19-26 NV Youth Range Camp- Timber Creek Campground, NV

7/16-21 Sixth North American Conservation Biology Congress- Reno, NV

7/26-28 Western Governors' Association Annual Meeting- Coeur d'Alene, ID

8/15-18 Sage and Columbian Sharp-Tailed Grouse Workshop- Logan, UT

8/29-9/1 National Tribal and Indigenous Climate Conference- St. Paul, MN and hybrid

9/6-9 Natural Areas: Navigating complexity and change Conference- Duluth, MN, call for proposals 3/1

10/4-7 Association for Fire Ecology Conference- Florence, Italy

10/10-14 SW Climate Adaptation Science Forum- Albuquerque, NM

11/11-18 17th International Wildland Fire Safety Summit- Coimbra, Portugal
Call for papers closes 3/15

11/14-18 SAVE THE DATE for the 5th Annual Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop- Asheville, NC 
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