The Forest Service has launched a robust, 10-year strategy to squarely address this wildfire epidemic in the places where it poses the most immediate threats to communities. The strategy, called “Confronting the Wildfire Crisis: A Strategy for Protecting Communities and Improving Resilience in America’s Forests,” combines a historic investment of congressional funding with years of […]
The Northeast-Midwest Regional Prescribed Fire Council Coordinating Group will be hosting a virtual presentation on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 by Carissa Wonkka titled: Legislating the right to burn: An overview of prescribed burning statutes and regulations. See the Flyer for more details. :
The Wildland Fire Leadership Council (WFLC) recently outlined key issues facing the wildland fire system and strategic priorities designed to change the trajectory of wildland fire and accelerate the implementation of the Cohesive Strategy. Read the WFLC Document
October 04-08, 2021 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Asheville Biltmore, North Carolina The International Association of Wildland Fire is presenting this workshop in partnership with the Wildland Fire Leadership Council (WFLC) and the Western, Southeast and Northeast Regional Strategy Committees. Go the website.
16th International Wildland Fire Safety Summit & 6th Human Dimensions of Wildland Fire Conference [virtual]
May 24 – 27, 2021 The IAWF 16th Wildland Fire Safety Summit and the 6th Human Dimensions of Wildland Fire Conference will address the issues that make the global wildland fire community safe, smart and supported.
Fueling Collaboration is a series of interactive panel discussions sponsored by the North Atlantic Fire Science Exchange designed to encourage collaboration between fire managers and researchers. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
“The Cohesive Strategy in 2020: Dynamic Adaptation in a Novel World” will be held October 28, 2020 11:00-2:00 pm MDT. Register Here
There will be 6 webinars held September 21-22, 24-25, 29, 2020 that will present information on applications and tools supporting 3 priority areas that we have been focused on over the last couple of years. These include LANDFIRE, the Northeast Quantitative Wildfire Risk Assessment and planning, and fire occurrence reporting (InFORM). DOWNLOAD THE FLYER
Milwaukee (July 16, 2020) – On July 15, the Northeast-Midwest State Foresters Alliance (NMSFA) and the USDA Forest Service signed an Agreement for Shared Stewardship during a virtual signing ceremony. This formal agreement further strengthens the longstanding partnership and commitment to using an all-lands approach for forest management across the Northeast and Midwest United States. […]