FLN Networker No. 279


Issue #279 (3 April 2019) of the FLN Networker and its attachments. This issue includes news from landscapes, people and projects in California, New Jersey, Oregon, South Carolina, Washington, the Central Appalachians and the Southern Blue Ridge regions. There is also a call for feedback from IFTDSS users and a call for proposals for 2019 JFSP funding opportunities, as well as links to a quiz about fire adapted communities concepts; the updated “NWCG Standards for Wildland Fire Module Operations”; findings about the emotional and social competencies that make a great incident commander; an article on shifts in the seasonality of prescribed burn windows in the upper Great Plains; an article about the value of the category recreation in values mapping; a case study of the use of PODs in the management of a wildfire; a quick how-to video on five key areas to check when assessing a home's wildfire risk; and the recording of a webinar on health effects and mitigations for occupational smoke exposure. As always, listings are included for webinars; FLN workshops; Prescribed Fire Training Exchanges; and conference, workshop and training opportunities.
Attached is an FLN Notes from the Field about the Yurok TREX that took place last month, a job description flyer for the position of FLN Manager, and an announcement for a training workshop (WEB).