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Fire and forest restoration in the eastern Sierra Nevada

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Mammoth Ranger District auditorium

2510 Hwy. 203

Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

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Attendance is free and lunch will be on-your-own. If you would like to attend both the field trip and the presentation portion, please select both ticket types.

Please join the California Fire Science Consortium in partnership with the USDA Forest Service, for a 1-day workshop in Mammoth Lakes, CA. 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 and discussions will focus on the ecology and management of eastern Sierra Nevada forest ecosystems and other related topics.

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

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

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

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Mammoth Ranger District auditorium

2510 Hwy. 203

Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

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