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About Sherry Leis

I am the Coordinator for Great Plains Fire Science Exchange. My work is focused on the fire ecology of the Great Plains through monitoring and planning as well as information exchange.

Mobile friendly prescribed fire handbook now online

Here is information on our new mobile website. There is also a video segment available at http://sunup.okstate.edu/category/seg/2014-second-half/072614-prescribed   Prescribed Fire Handbook available on mobile media devices   By Sean Hubbard STILLWATER, Okla. – The Oklahoma Prescribed Burning Handbook has been a …

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Konza finds benefit to burning in different seasons

This study was conducted over 20 years. In brief, they found that grass production was not harmed and burning in the fall (November) and winter (February) can have benefits for wildlife and increase opportunities for fire operations to be completed and reduce total smoke production from large scale simultaneous burning in the region.

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Online Fire Education at the University of Idaho

Online Fire Education at the University of Idaho University of Idaho now offers 14 online courses in Fire Ecology and Management, including many graduate courses. Students can complete a Masters of Natural Resources (MNR) with an emphasis in Fire Ecology, entirely online. The MNR program …

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