RECORDING available from the July 27, 2020 webinar:
African American Attitudes Toward & Experiences with Controlled Burning in Alabama, Florida and Georgia
Minority landowners' considerations are often not well represented in surveys, but may play important roles in landscapes with frequent fires from an ecological perspective and from the standpoint of wildfire safety preparedness and community response. In this webinar hosted by the Southern Blue Ridge FLN, La' Portia Perkins shared the findings from her master's thesis research.

RECORDING available from the June 10, 2020 webinar: 
Certified Prescribed Burn Programs
In this webinar co-hosted by the FLN and Coalition of Prescribed Fire Councils, Meg Matonis shared highlights from the recent report “Insights and Suggestions for Certified Prescribed Burn Manager Programs.” A panel gave overviews of programs in states with established programs (FL, OH) and programs under development (CA, NM, WA), followed by discussion.  (Excerpts from the webinar chat are also available.)

RECORDING available from the February 12, 2020 webinar: 
Potential Operational Delineations: Developing PODs Collaboratively on Mixed Ownership Landscapes
Mike Caggiano and Kit O'Connor gave this presentation on their work to other members of the FLN. (See also the publications "Collaboratively Engaging Stakeholders to Develop Potential Operational Delineations" (2019) and “Potential Operational Delineations and Northern New Mexico’s 2019 Fire Season” (2020)).  

RECORDING available from the November 19, 2019 webinar: 
Rivercane: A Culturally & Ecologically Significant Plant in the Appalachians

David Cozzo introduced the cultural and ecological importance of rivercane (slides), and Adam Griffith spoke about restoration projects in western North Carolina (slides) in this Southern Blue Ridge FLN webinar.

RECORDING avaliable from the May 29, 2019 webinar: 
Hot Burns, Cold Burns, and Everything In Between: Exploring Prescribed Burning's Impacts on Forest Structure in the Appalachians
Jean Lorber (Conservation Scientist, The Nature Conservancy) gave a short presentation about new fire monitoring results, followed by case studies of individual burn units, presented by the people that burned them, that showcased a range of fire intensities and discussed why the units burned the way they did.

 




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