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July 2020

Summer Fire Field Day

July 11 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Ames Community Center, 106 East Corporate Drive
Ames, OK
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(previously scheduled for June 6) Agenda: 8:30-9:00am Registration 9:00am Welcome 9:15-10:30am Burning in the growing season, Forage/Browse Quality, Wildlife impacts, Equipment 10:30-12:00 How does season of burn affect livestock, plant diversity, and pollinators 12:00-1:00pm Lunch provided (no cost) 1:00-3:30pm Conduct growing season burn (weather permitting   RSVP by July 6 to John Weir (john.weir@okstate.edu,  405-744-5442) Flyer attached. Meal included.    

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Understanding the Impacts of Fire on Your Property

July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Marietta, OK

Prescribed fire is a natural process in the southern Great Plains, where the landscape evolved under fire and grazing. Fire can improve wildlife habitat, reduce woody plants, remove thatch, and improve forage quality and quantity for livestock. The most important way to safely burn is to gain experience conducting burns. This field day will be solely focused on providing you with a hands-on experience conducting a burn. If weather parameters are within fire prescription, the field day will be conducted.…

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Fighting Fire with Fire Workshop

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Texas A&M University and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be delivering an FREE online workshop on Monday, July 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM CST showcasing research findings from Dr. Urs Kreuter’s Joint Fire Science Program project:   “Fighting Wildfire with Prescribed Burning in the Southern Great Plains: Social and Regulatory Barriers and Facilitators.”   Results will be given by graduate students and collaborators on the project, followed by a Q&A discussion with all speakers and participants.    Please register at: https://agrilife.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_L1zHHnoDRZCze-PRKf74yw. …

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August 2020

Mixed/Shortgrass Range School

August 4 @ 8:00 am - August 6 @ 5:00 pm
Ringneck Ranch, 655 Solomon Lane
Tipton, KS
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For more information, see attached flyer. 

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Tallgrass Range School

August 18 @ 8:00 am - August 20 @ 5:00 pm
Camp Wood YMCA, 1101 Camp Wood Road
Elmdale, KS
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For more information, see attached flyer. 

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February 2021

Missouri Natural Resources Conference

February 1, 2021 @ 8:00 am - February 4, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Tan-Tar-A Resort Osage Beach, Missouri + Google Map

The Missouri Natural Resources Conference (MNRC) is an annual meeting organized and sponsored by the Missouri Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, The Missouri Chapter of the Society of American Foresters, Missouri Chapter of the Wildlife Society and the Show-Me Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society. This unique blend of disciplines, represented by the four societies, promotes wise use and management of Missouri’s natural resources. Each year the conference hosts approximately 1,000 established and aspiring natural resource professionals who meet to exchange information…

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May 2021

16th IAWF Fire Safety and Human Dimensions Conference

May 1, 2021 - May 31, 2021

May 2021. Details TBD

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September 2021

3rd Great Plains Fire Summit

September 21, 2021 - September 23, 2021
Sandhills Convention Center, 2102 S Jeffers St
North Platte, NE United States
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The Nebraska Prescribed Fire Council and its partners are pleased to announce the joint 3rd biennial Great Plains Fire Summit and 8th annual Nebraska Prescribed Fire Conference on September 21 -23rd , 2021 in North Platte,  Nebraska. We are expecting a crowd of between 350-400 people from across the Great Plains and beyond for 3 days of fire science, best practices, roundtables, tours, networking, and more. Check out nefirecouncil.org for future information or send an email to nefirecouncil@gmail.com to be added to conference email list.…

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