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Fire Prevention Education Teams: Lessons Learned from the 2016 Appalachian Wildfires

Monday, July 10, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT

During the Fall of 2016, several southeastern states experienced significant wildfires due to a severe drought and an increased frequency of human-caused wildfires. To address the growing severity of the situation, a multi-state fire prevention strategy was coordinated by an...

Oak and Fire in Minnesota forests

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT

Oak forests and savannas provide valuable ecosystem services including timber production and wildlife habitat. Historically, fire has played an important role in the development, maintenance, and distribution of oak forests across Minnesota and the Upper Midwest. This...

Post-fire seeding methods for establishing diverse native communities in the Great Basin

Monday, March 23, 2015 at 10:00 am EDT

Jeff Ott, Research Geneticist at the USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station, Boise, ID, and Steve Monsen, Botanist, retired from the USFS RMRS, Provo, UT, discuss methods for large-scale restoration following fire in the Great Basin and discussion of aerial seeding and broadcast...

Working with Rangeland Fire Protection Associations

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 10:00 am EDT

Presented by Gordon Foster, Rangeland Fire Protection Coordinator with the Oregon Department of Forestry, discusses working with Rangeland Fire Protection Associations; what they do, how they work, and public agency and association cooperation.

Fire and Fauna in the Southeast

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT

Watch the presentation by Dr. Chris Moorman about fire and fauna in the southeast.

Livestock Grazing Effects On Fuels Loads For Wildland Fire In Sagebrush Steppe Ecosystems

Monday, April 29, 2013 at 10:00 am EDT

Karen Launchbaugh and Eva Strand, Professors of Rangeland Ecology and Management at the University of Idaho, discuss ways that contemporary livestock grazing practices affect the extent and severity of fires in sagebrush, including cumulative effects that occur on decadal...

Variability in Stock Water Quality and Changes Due to Drought

Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 11:30 am EDT

Not only does drought affect the quantity of water available for livestock to drink, it can also impact the quality. As water evaporates, high concentrations of many compounds which are detrimental or even deadly for livestock can be left behind. Thursday, Aug 23 at 9:30...

Managing Stress during Natural Disasters

Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 11:30 am EDT

Sandra J. Bailey, PhD, CFLE Family & Human Development Specialist for Montana State University Extension will present the third session in the Montana State University Fire and Drought Webinar Series on Aug. 16 at 9:30 a.m. “During this summer of drought and...

Minimizing Potential Wildfire Damage

Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 11:30 am EDT

With cherry red smoke billowing two feet over his head, John Pfister, Montana State University Extension agent in Musselshell County, was unsure whether the urban interface he had created would hold back the intense wildfire threatening his home. It did. On Thursday, Aug. 2,...