The Southwest Fire Science Consortium and Joint Fire Science Program have released two new products demonstrating the success of their work. The first is a video on Southwest FireCLIME, and the second is a storymap about research on firefighter safety.Continue Reading
The COVID-19 Incident Risk Assessment Tool is designed as a decision support tool, to help fire managers assess risks to firefighter health and workforce capacity. More importantly, this tool can help identify mitigation measures within the scope of control in order to minimize exposure and risk and to track changes in risk as an incident progresses.Continue Reading
The USFS Northern Research Station and members of the JFSP Fire Science Exchange Network are teaming up to offer a new, interactive virtual Panel Discussion Series. This Series is designed to encourage collaboration between researchers and fire managers and will explore emerging fire science research and management considerations. You may register for one or all, and with your registration you can submit questions that you would like the panelists to address during each Panel Discussion.
Continuing education credits from the Society of American Foresters and The Wildlife Society are available for each Panel Discussion.Continue Reading
The Coastal Partnerships Coordinator (CPC) works with partners to achieve the longleaf ecosystem
goals of The Longleaf Alliance and the SoLoACE Longleaf Partnership and Sewee Longleaf
Conservation Cooperative in South Carolina. The CPC coordinates the SoloACE Partnership and
provides outreach support for the Sewee Partnership. This position exists to provide leadership and to
create and develop an effective team among the contributing public and private partners in these
Significant Geographic Areas (SGAs).
Interested candidates are invited to submit their application by email to: email@example.com.
Applications should include your resume, a cover letter, and at least three references. Questions can be
directed to Ryan Bollinger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Northeast Regional Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy will host a webinar series on fire management tools. Topics of interest to the Southern fire community include what is LANDFIRE and why is it important, advanced functionality of Wildfire Risk Assessment Portals (WRAP), and tools for using LANDFIRE data and submitting feedback.Continue Reading
Registration is now open for the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Virtual Workshop! Presented by International Association of Wildland Fire in partnership with the Wildland Fire Leadership Council (WFLC) and its Western, Southeastern and Northeastern Regional Strategy Committees, this event will provide leaders intent around the Cohesive Strategy moving forward and context for 2020 implementation to date. Speakers will include USDA Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen, DOI Office of Wildland Fire Director Jeff Rupert, and Washington State Forester George Geissler. Registration is free and those attending can submit topics and questions of interest in advance.Continue Reading