The 2021 annual meeting will be held on August 18, 2021 at the Foothills Conference Center in Morganton, NC with a field tour scheduled for August 19, 2021.Continue Reading
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Save the date for the virtual North Georgia PFC meeting! Continuing Forestry Education Credits and Master Timber Harvest Credits will be offered.
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Over the three virtual mornings participants will explore topic areas that are planned with and for the diverse community interacting around fire-related issues, and seek to further understanding and communication to support continued work toward collaborative fire management and research solutions.
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The Coalition of Prescribed Fire Councils and the National Association of State Foresters just published the 2020 National Prescribed Fire Use Report. This latest report provides an annual snapshot of forestry and rangeland prescribed fire use by U.S. state and region. Starting with 2020, the report will be updated annually to capture the annual variations in prescribed fire use that come from weather and other factors. The 2012, 2015, and 2018 reports can be found here.Continue Reading
Recorded presentations are now available from the 2020 All Florida Virtual Prescribed Fire Council Meeting hosted by the Southern Fire Exchange, University of Florida, North Florida Prescribed Fire Council, Central Florida Prescribed Fire Council, and the South Florida Interagency Fire Management Council. The three Florida prescribed fire councils normally meet separately in the fall of the year, but due to the COVID19 pandemic, a joint virtual meeting was held.
Presentations addressed topics including wildland fire smoke and COVID-19 and lessons learned from Hurricane Michael. Dr. Stephen Pyne also gave a presentation titled Fire – The Other Contagion. The One Without a Vaccine.Continue Reading
Recorded presentations from the joint NC Prescribed Fire Council – Consortium of Appalachian Fire Managers and Scientists (CAFMS) Virtual Meeting are now available on the CAFMS website and YouTube.Continue Reading
Host: University of Georgia, National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative, Working Lands for Wildlife, Quail Forever, East Gulf Coastal Plain Joint Venture, the Southern Fire Exchange and the University of Florida.
Presenter: James Martin, Ph.D., University of Georgia
Since Herbert Stoddard Northern Bobwhites and prescribed fire have been strongly connected. However, prescribed fire, bobwhite ecology, and local site conditions need to be aligned for optimal bobwhite population response. This talk will discuss the context of fire frequency, scale, and seasonality for bobwhite management and restoration.
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Seven of the presentations from the 2020 North Georgia Prescribed Fire Council Virtual Meeting are now archived on the Southern Fire Exchange YouTube Channel. Topics ranged from legal liability of prescribed burning to smoke models. Check out the meeting agenda (pdf). Watch the entire series or check out each presentation individually below.Continue Reading