Southern Fire Exchange’s work addressing duff-related issues across the Southern region was featured in a three-page piece in the 2019 Joint Fire Science Program Annual Report.
Read the report here. SFE feature begins on page 20.Continue Reading
The Trump Administration has proposed the downlisting of the red-cockaded woodpecker under Endangered Species Act. The proposal to change the status of the red-cockaded woodpecker from endangered to threatened will be published in the Federal Register, opening a 60-day public comment period. The proposed rule and supporting documents, including the species status assessment report and references cited, are available online at http://www.regulations.gov under Docket No. FWS–R4–ES–2019–0018.Continue Reading
The Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) is a two-year leadership development program in the federal government for advanced degree candidates. In an upcoming webinar, current PMFs will be sharing some general information about both the PMF program and the US Forest Service. They will also provide some perspective on the PMF experience at the US Forest Service, including positions held by current and former PMFs. There will be time for a Q & A session.
More information on the PMF program is available here. Please note that OPM will also be offering additional webinars providing more general information on the PMF program and the application process. See this link for details.Continue Reading
SFE’s Fire Lines newsletter received the 2020 Gold Award from the Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals (ANREP) for best Newsletter or Series of Articles. In 2019, SFE’s Lessons Learned from Hosting Learn-n-Burn Events webinar received the Gold Award for best Televised Conference – Video Conference – Webinar.Continue Reading