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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.

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, 2015 @ 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.

5th Fire in Eastern Oak Forests Conference

May 27-29, 2015 @ Tuscaloosa, AL

The goal of the Fire in Eastern Oak Forests Conference is to improve land stewardship through transfer of knowledge and technology of fire as a management tool and its role in a historical context. The conference brings together noted experts in research and management to present state-of-the-art information, perspectives, and syntheses on key issues and provides learning and networking opportunities to over 300 participants.

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

November 16-20, 2015 @ San Antonio, TX

 

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