Smoke Management Webinar Series (Jan-Feb 2014)

Our Prescribed Fire Webinar Series last year was such a success that we have decided to do it again….with a focus on smoke management!

Mark your calendars for this 3-part smoke management webinar series organized by North Carolina State University Extension Forestry, the Southern Fire Exchange (SFE), and the Southeast Regional Partnership for Planning and Sustainability (SERPPAS) Prescribed Fire Work Group. These webinars are presented in conjunction with SFE’s current spotlight on smoke and fog.

Below is a list of the webinars and a short description of some of the topics to be covered. Click here for a printable flier to share with others!

Jan. 16th 1‐2 pm ET  ‐ “Prescribed Fire Smoke Management Lessons” 
Dale Wade, Retired USFS Researcher and Manager
Dale Wade will discuss several topics related to smoke management and planning during prescribed fire operations in southern ecosystems.                                                                 **NOTE: This webinar is complete and will be archived on the SFE YouTube page**

Feb. 20th 1‐2 pm ET ‐ “Introduction to VSmoke” 
Dr. Scott Goodrick, USFS Research Meteorologist                                                          This webinar will introduce and discuss the use and application of the V-Smoke smoke model.

Feb. 27th 1‐2 pm ET ‐ “Integrated Smoke Management Curriculum” 
Jennifer Evans, Prescribed Fire Extension Assistant, NC State University         Jennifer Evans will share information on a train-the-trainer smoke management curriculum for teaching prescribed burners about smoke management.

If you can’t make the live session, come back to the SFE YouTube page to watch it later!

Be sure to check out some of these other upcoming smoke-related webinars from our friends at the Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center, and some of these archived webinars from partners around the country.

Want to learn even more about smoke management? Check out SFE’s latest issue of Fire Lines, which includes a spotlight on smoke and fog, a list of upcoming webinars, a research highlight on Wood Smoke, Oxidative Stress, and Wildland Firefighters, a Partner Spotlight on NWCG Smoke Committee (SmoC), new smoke management mobile app, and more!

Contact Alan Long (ajl2@ufl.edu) or Jennifer Evans (jlevans3@ncsu.edu) for more information about the smoke management webinar series.

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