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Fire and Forest Restoration in the Eastern Sierra

May 22

In partnership with the USDA Forest Service, the California Fire Science Consortium is hosting a one-day workshop devoted to the ecology and management of eastern Sierra Nevada forest ecosystems.

The morning will be devoted to presentations by guest speakers and will be followed by a trip to local field sites in the afternoon.

Presentations include:

  • Ecology and management of Eastside forest ecosystems (Malcolm North, USFS PSW and UC Davis, and Hugh Safford, USFS and UC Davis)
  • Forest and fuels management (Brandon Collins, USFS PSW and UC Berkeley)
  • Smoke in the Sierra Nevada (Donald Schweizer, UC Merced and USFS)
  • Fire and forest restoration under the new Inyo Forest Plan (Marc Meyer, USFS)

The afternoon field trip will focus on the ecology and management of eastern Sierra forest ecosystems, with an emphasis on the ecological role of fire. Field trip participants will need to bring:

  • Lunch and water
  • Long pants and sturdy boots required; hard hat recommended

Capacity:

The morning presentation will have over 150 seats available but the field trip will be limited to the first 40 participants who register (waitlist available). Registration ends May 8, 2019.

More details and final agenda will be emailed to all registered participants.

Attendance is free; more information and registration directions can be found by clicking here

Organizers

California Fire Science Consortium
U.S. Forest Service

Venue

Mammoth Ranger District auditorium
2510 Hwy. 203
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546 United States
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