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Upcoming Conferences

Many organizations around the region have organized events relevant to fire ecology and prescribed fire management. Here are the ones that have passed across our desk. Please contact the consortium if you would like to add an event to the list!

Missouri Prescribed Fire Council Meeting and Field Tour

September 30 @ Rolla, MO

The half day meeting will provide information on fire weather, collaboration, and potential future impacts of legislation. The day includes a field tour of a Western Star Flatwoods, organized by the Oak Woodlands and Forests Fire Science Consortium

Deeply Rooted in Restoration - 41st Annual Natural Areas Conference

October 15-17 @ Dayton, OH

Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference

October 20-22 @ Duluth, MN

The Tallgrass Prairie and Oak Savanna Fire Science Consortium and the Lake States Fire Science Network have co-organized a special session on fire and invasive species.

2015 Science, Practice & Art of Restoring Native Ecosystems Conference

January 23-24 @ East Lansing, MI

The Stewardship Network is pleased to bring you two great days of informative talks and workshops that will focus on Resilience - Creating Social and Ecological Structures for a Changing World.

6th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress: Advancing Ecology in Fire Management

November 16-20, 2015 @ San Antonio, TX

Just announced!


Recent Events

2014 Ohio Prairie Conference - "Northwest Ohio Prairies: Making Connections"

September 13 @ Toledo, OH

Presentation topics included

  • Smoke Management
  • Michigan Natural Community Management/Restoration
  • Fire Ecology and Fire Effects

Michigan Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting

September 11-12 @ Kalamazoo, MI

Presentation topics will include:
  • Smoke Management
  • Michigan Natural Community Management/Restoration
  • Fire Ecology and Fire Effects

Sustaining Oaks in the Chicago Wilderness Region

September 11 @ The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL

The partners in Chicago Wilderness are developing a plan to sustain oaks, both in urban sites and in natural areas. At this conference, the first draft of the Chicago Wilderness Oak Recovery Plan will be presented to gain feedback from a wide range of stakeholders who have an interest in the future of oaks.

Grassland Restoration Network

September 9-11 @ Nachusa Grasslands, IL