JFSP has put out its latest notice of intent for the fall funding call. See what topics they plan to solicit proposals for this year: JFSP2015 Potential Research Questions
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Here’s the flyer: Flyer for Field Day Thursday, August 21,9am-12:00 Meet on the east side of Highway 183, 9 miles south of Sitka, Kansas, or 15 miles north of Buffalo, Oklahoma For more information: Heather Grigsby(620-635-2822)or Jess Crockford(620-664-4882)
CoolSeasonGrass2014 The link above includes the abstracts and links to recorded presentations on the latest research for controlling cool season invasive grasses with fire. This workshop was held earlier this winter in North Dakota.
This is some critical preliminary research. Safety_zones_07112014 (summary) Some new safety zone research is out. Here’s the paper in the Journal of International Wildland Fire. JFSP posted a summary here. In short, safety zones need to be much bigger than what the …
So I’ve been reading Julie Courtwright‘s book Prairie Fire: A Great Plains History. (Reading time is a premium with a baby around, so it is going slowly.) It has struck me as I reached the middle of the book how much …
Check this site out to map properties and burn units online in Texas: http://tfsfrd.tamu.edu/MapMyProperty/
Edwards Plateau Prescribed Burn Association Summer Meeting August 1, 2014 in Fredericksburg. Register by July 21.
Registration is open till July 20 for the patch burn grazing annual field meeting.
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Tagged Chris Helzer, fire, grassland, grazing, heterogeneity, Nebraska, Patch Burn Grazing Working Group, Patch burn grazing working group meeting
We have completed a new synthesis of the role of fire in lesser prairie-chicken populations.
Management of Sand Sagebrush factsheet A new factsheet for managing sand sagebrush in rangeland is available from Oklahoma State University. There is a nice section of fire; take a look.