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Jul 15, 2013

4th Louisiana Natural Resources Symposium on August 1-2, 2013

The Louisiana State University School of Renewable Natural Resources will host the 4th Louisiana Natural Resources Symposium on August 1-2, 2013 at the Lod Cook Conference Center on the LSU Campus. The theme of 2013 symposium will be impacts of human and natural disasters on forested and wetland ecosystems and wildlife. The symposium is the premiere… 

Jul 10, 2013

Prescribed Fire Prioritization Model Webinar- July 11, 2013

Webinar AnnouncementThursday, July 11, 3:00-4:00 pm EST   Note: This webinar will be recorded and posted online afterward. The IMAGINE Prescribed Fire Prioritization Model: A Logistical and Ecological Approach to Management Presented by Reginald Goolsby IMAGINE aims to solve the issue of technology overload confronting prescribed fire managers today. As the demand to prescribe burn more acres increase,… 

Jul 1, 2013

Prescribed Burn Workshop set for Aug. 8-10 near Sonora, TX

SONORA – The Academy for Ranch Management will host a Prescribed Burning School Aug. 8-10, 2013 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research-Sonora Station located on State Highway 55 between Sonora and Rocksprings. The workshop will provide information on the history of fire, weather, planning a burn, fuels and fuel moisture, and equipment, according to Ray… 

Jun 18, 2013

NC Landowner Workshop: Prescribed Fire in Your Forest?

July 20, 2013 9:00AM to 1:00PM Montgomery Community College 1011 Page Street Troy, NC Could prescribed fire be used in your forest? What forest type would benefit from prescribed fire? How and when should it be applied? Fire in the forest can be a scary thought, particularly if it is unplanned or if it occurs… 

May 17, 2013

U.S. Forest Service News Release: Reducing Fuels Reduces Wildfire Intensity

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2013 –U.S. Forest Service researchers recently found that about 90 percent of fuel reduction treatments on national forests were effective in reducing the intensity of wildfire while also allowing for better wildfire control. The report, “Wildfire, Wildlands, and People: Understanding and Preparing for Wildfire in the Wildland-Urban Interface,” synthesizes the latest research and… 

May 13, 2013

Wildlife School for Landowners to be Held in Enterprise, AL on August 22-23, 2013

The annual Wildlife School for Landowners, a land management training seminar, will be held in Coffee County at the Heritage United Methodist Church, 2911 Rucker Blvd., Enterprise, Alabama, on August 22-23, 2013. The targeted audience for this training includes landowners and land managers interested in improving wildlife habitat and population management. Topics include feral hog control,… 

May 7, 2013

Regional Action Plans for Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Released

Date:  April 23, 2013 Regional Action Plans: Northeast, Southeast, West A milestone in true collaboration for wildland fire management – one in which the whole is greater than the mere sum of individual parts – was achieved with the recent release of Regional Action Plans for wildland fire management. Regional Action Plans, recently accepted by the Wildland Fire… 

May 3, 2013

See Endangered Species Success in Person on May 17, 2013

Red-Cockaded Woodpecker Recovery Hailed on Endangered Species Act’s 40th Anniversary  SOUTHERN PINES – As the country celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act, Sandhills residents have the chance to see how well the act has worked in person. The North Carolina Sandhills Conservation Partnership invites people to visit Weymouth Woods – Sandhills Nature… 

Apr 25, 2013

How to Become a North Carolina Certified Burner

Step 1: Attend the North Carolina Certified Burner Class offered annually by the NC Forest Service (NCFS) and pass the test at the training. The course is usually held in October at Montgomery Community College in Troy, NC. The class costs $25.00 and registration closes two weeks prior to the class. The course and registration… 

Apr 17, 2013

Restoring and Managing Longleaf Pine on Private Land Workshop

What: Workshop for private landowners, silvicultural contractors, and wildlife/forestry professionals to learn about longleaf pine restoration and wildlife management.  A bus tour on Kisatchie National Forest will demonstrate forest conversion and establishment techniques that utilize prescribed burning, harvesting practices, herbicide applications, site prep methods and seedling planting options.  After lunch, learn about state and federal financial assistance…