Mar
1
Mar 2

6th Annual Washington Prescribed Fire Council Conference

  • Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel

Past, Present, and Future of Prescribed Fire in Washington

Please join us for the 6th Annual Washington Prescribed Fire Council Conference, held this year in Wenatchee, WA. This year's conference will focus on the past, present, and future of the prescribed fire in Washington, and we will look at exiting projects from the past year, including the ESHB 2928 Forest Resiliency Burning Pilot Project, and into future opportunities and priorities. The Conference will be held March 2nd and Steering Committee meeting will be held March 1st at the Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel in downtown Wenatchee.

March 1st

On March 1st, we will have the Council Steering Committee meeting from 2pm - 5pm. Then join us for an evening social starting at 6:30pm, hopefully with pizza at a location to be announced.

March 2nd

On March 2nd, the Conference will kick things off at 8am. Note, this year we will not be providing breakfast, but will be serving a nice lunch and plenty of coffee throughout the day.

Agenda

A draft version of the agenda is currently available here.

Hotel Details

There is a small room block available at the Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel. Please call the hotel at 509-662-1234 or see their website and ask about the hotel block through the Washington Resource Conservation & Development Council.

Registration Details

Registration is $50 and includes lunch and coffee/tea during the conference and food during the evening social and supports the other aspects of putting together this conference. To register, please fill out the information below. Once you have completed it, please pay the conference registration fee by PayPal or check. If you are unable to pay the  registration fee for any reason, and would still like to attend the conference, please contact the Council directly at wa.rxfirecouncil@gmail.com. If you have difficulties with any part of this registration process, please also contact us directly through the above email.

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Please pay the $50 conference registration fee through the PayPal link below, or by check to:

Washington Resource Conservation and Development Council
1606 Perry St., Suite E, Yakima, WA 98902.


Apr
30
May 13

Prescribed Fire Training Exchange (TREX) - Ashland, OR

  • Ashland, OR USA

The objective of this two-week TREX program is to facilitate peer-to-peer, experiential learning for prescribed fire professionals and others interested in advancing innovative tools to restore fire-adapted ecosystems.

Participants will engage in hands-on training in the ecology of fire-adapted ecosystems, communications and community outreach, prescribed fire monitoring, operational assignments, prescribed fire use, and collaboration among a diverse array of participating individuals and organizations. 

More information and registration materials coming in January 2017.

Questions? E-mail amanda.stamper@tnc.org

May
1
May 12

Prescribed Fire Training Exchange (TREX) - Central Oregon

The objective of this two-week TREX program is to facilitate peer-to-peer, experiential learning for prescribed fire professionals and others interested in advancing innovative tools to restore fire-adapted ecosystems.

Participants will engage in hands-on training in the ecology of fire-adapted ecosystems, communications and community outreach, prescribed fire monitoring, operational assignments, prescribed fire use, and collaboration among a diverse array of participating individuals and organizations. 

More information and registration materials coming in January 2017.

Questions? E-mail pcaligiuri@tnc.org 


Dec
14
10:00 am10:00

Webinar: A Summary of Fire Season 2016 in WA and OR

John Saltenberger is a Meteorologist with the US Department of the Inter Fish and Wildlife Service, Northwest Interagency Coordination Center in Portland, Oregon. John has experience providing weather support for wildland fire managers in the United States and in Australia. John spent 17 seasons as an “Incident Meteorologist” working in the field on deployment with firefighting teams across the US and has presented weather topics at fire behavior, fire weather and fire danger classes and workshops throughout his career.

For more information and to register, visit nwfirescience.org