Fire Summit 2016: Changing Fire Regimes
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Fire Summit 2016: Changing Fire Regimes

Fire Summit 2016: Changing Fire Regimes

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Manhattan Conference Center- Hilton Garden Inn

410 South 3rd street

Manhattan, KS 66502

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Join us for Fire Summit 2016: Changing Fire Regimes in
Manhattan, KS December 7th-9th. This meeting is for all
landowners, fire managers, firefighters and agency personnel
that work with fire in the Great Plains. Come hear leading
fire professionals from around the country discuss fire
topics presently impacting fire use, as well as what is store
for the future of fire.

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December 7th Wednesday

Plenary Session- Prescribed Fire Past, Present, Future

1:00 pm Conservation Education- Mark Melvin, Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center

1:45 pm Smoke Issues- Amy Algoe Eakin, EPA region 7

2:30 pm Break

3:00 pm Future of Fire- Dirac Twidwell. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

3:45 pm Weather and Fire- Mark Shafer, Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program, Oklahoma Climatological Survey

Mixer and Poster Session

5:30-9:00 pm Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street, Manhattan, KS www.flinthillsdiscovery.org


December 8th Thursday

Plenary Session

8:00 am National Prescribed Fire Outlook and Policy Update- Chuck Stanley NRCS Fire Ecologist

8:25 am Building Partnerships and Leveraging Prescribed Fire Training- Salvador Salinas, Texas NRCS State Conservationist

8:50 am State Prescribed Burn Association Reports- OK-John Weir, TX-Ray Hinnant, KS-Jason Hartman, NE-Scott Stout

9:30 am Break

9:45 am Concurrent Sessions

Forming a Prescribed Burn Association

Wildlife Habitat and Fire

Prescribed Fire Funding Sources

11:30 am Lunch

1:00 pm Concurrent Sessions

Burn Planning

Fire Education/Training Sources

3:30-5:00 pm Open Discussion: The Future and Direction of Fire in the Great Plains Moderator John Weir

December 9th Friday

Time TBA Konza Prairie Tour


Accommodations: Room blocks are reserved at:

Hilton Garden Inn (conference location)

http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/groups/personalized/M/MANGIGI-FIRESY-20161206/index.jhtml

Holiday Inn Express ($91 government rate) Please call to make reservations; reference Prescribed Fire Symposium

800-465-4329; 785-320-7454

https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/manhattan/mhkma/hoteldetail

Fairfield Inn ($91 government rate) Please call to make reservations; reference Prescribed Fire Symposium 3398

785-539-2400

http://www.marriott.co.uk/hotels/travel/mhkfi-fairfield-inn-manhattan/


Continuing Education: SRMvery small logo

Society for Range Management (SRM): 13 total

Wednesday 4.5 CEUs

Thursday 7.5 CEUs

Friday (Tour) 1 CEU

TWS

The Wildlife Society (TWS): 10 total

Wednesday 3 CEUs

Thursday 7 CEUs

Friday (Tour) not yet evaluated


Funding for this event has been provided by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Climate Science Center.

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