« Feb. 16 - Save the Date for the 2nd Wisconsin Winter Fire Workshop »

Final update - registration is now open - please check out the Jan. 16 e-news post for the agenda and registration instructions:

Save the date for a day sharing multiple perspectives on wildland fire management:

  • plenary session - land managers and researchers will share their experiences with seasonality of fire and fire effects, including updates on the latest prescribed fire research
  • keynote speaker Steve Miller will share his diverse experiences with fire - as a land manager, prescribed burn boss, wildland firefighter, and NWCG trainer
  • short talks will provide updates from around the state (share your updates on research, prescribed fire, or wildfire planning/response)
  • Dr. Ron Masters will present insights from his 40 year career spanning the roles of land manager, researcher, and professor
  • a 1 hour organized networking opportunity where undergraduate and graduate students can meet natural resource professionals to learn about career paths into careers with fire management responsibilities.

Learn more about UW Steven's Point alumnus Steve Miller and his work with prescribed fire in Florida's wildland urban interface and wildfire suppression on incidents across the United States.

"Burning In Their Backyard's and Having Them Say Thank You" - a recorded webinar 

10 Minutes with Steve Miller - An Interview with the Southern Fire Exchange

2018 Wisconsin Winter Fire Workshop Leadership Team:

Adam Gundlach -  UW-Madison, Wisconsin Prescribed Fire Council (WPFC) Chair

Michael Hansen -  UW-Madison, WPFC Outreach and Education

Michele Jasik -  WPFC

Dr. Yari Johnson -  UW-Platteville, WPFC

Craig Maier -  Tallgrass Prairie & Oak Savanna Fire Science Consortium (JFSP)

Eric Mark -  The Nature Conservancy, WPFC

Dr. Ron Masters -  UW Stevens Point, Professor of Wildland Fire Science

Jack McGowan-Stinski -  Lakes States Fire Science Consortium (JFSP)

Jason Stevens -  US Forest Service, Northeast Region

Michele Witecha -  Wisconsin DNR Forestry


Revisions: 1/20/2018; 12/18/2017