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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...

Restoring Fire's Role in Fire Adapted Communities

Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 1:00 pm EST

If you find yourself working in or with a community at risk from wildfire, it’s because fire is a component of the local ecosystems. This means that your community will be confronted with fire at some time, with the main variables being when, and under what conditions. This...

August Forestry Lunch and Learn: Climate, wildfire, and erosion...

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT

Climate, wildfire, and erosion ensemble foretells more sediment in western USA watershedsThe area burned by wildfires has increased in recent decades and is expected to increase in the future for many watersheds worldwide due to climate change. Burned areas within watersheds...

Protecting Your Farm or Ranch From Wildfire

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Scott Cotton

What can you do to prepare your farm or ranch for wildfire? Scott Cotton, University of Wyoming Extension, discusses some of the steps that you can take. Bev Maltsberger of the University of Missouri Extension moderated this presentation.

Tweet Chat - Managing Drought

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 4:00 pm EDT - Presented by Virginia White, H. Marissa Stone, Jerri Caldwell Hammonds, Abby Hostetler, Sonja Koukel, Tom Dean

Join the Extension Disaster Education Network for a one-hour tweet chat, a chance to share resources that can help people and communities respond to an ongoing drought or reduce vulnerability to a future drought. Co-hosts are New Mexico State University Extension, the...

Wildfires in the Northwestern Pacific Region

Friday, July 26, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT

Please join the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD) and the Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) in a webinar on Wildfires in the Northwestern Pacific Region. While the presenters will focus on northwestern United States wildfires, all delegates...

Managing Weeds After Wildfire

Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 11:30 am EDT

Following wildfire, it is critical to promptly contain existing weed infestations and monitor for new weeds that may have been dispersed to the area through firefighting activities. Jane Mangold, MSU Extension Rangeland Weed Specialist, will present the last session of the...

Strategies for range recovery after wildfire and during drought

Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 11:30 am EDT

Dr. Jeffrey C. Mosley, Montana State University Extension Range Management Specialist and professor in the department of Animal and Range Sciences will present the 6th presentation in the MSU Extension Fire and Drought Webinar Series on Thursday, Sept 6 at 9:30 a.m. Mosely...

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,...

Webinar: Firewise Landscaping

Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by JoAnne Skelly, Yvonne Barkley

Home survival in wildfire prone areas depends on a combination of appropriate landscape design, adequate vegetation management in the area surrounding your home (i.e., your “defensible space”) and choices regarding building materials and design decisions for the home or...

Webinar: Material and Design Considerations for Building in Wildfire Prone Areas

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Stephen Quarles

Home survival in wildfire prone areas depends on a combination of adequate vegetation management in the area surrounding your home (i.e., your “defensible space”) and choices regarding building materials and design decisions for the home or building. Steve Quarles has been...

Webinar: Fire Adapted Communities-The Next Step in Wildfire Preparedness

Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Ed Smith

There is more wildfire in our future. The trend is towards an increasing number of acres burned. The likelihood that people will be threatened by wildfire is growing. Unfortunately, many homeowners and their homes are not prepared to survive a wildfire. Do we ignore these...