North Florida Prescribed Fire Council - Fall Meeting 2013

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Theatre Tallahassee (Formerly-Tallahassee Little Theatre)

1861 Thomasville Road

Tallahassee, FL 32303

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Online registration for this meeting is closed. However, you may still attend the meeting. If you want credit toward your burn certification, be sure to register and provide your burner number when you arrive.


*** Pre-Registration is CLOSED***

However, you can still attend the meeting. You will be able to register at the meeting starting at 8:30.

-Parking is available in front and behind the theatre.

-Lunch will be on your own. There are several restaurants within walking distance of the meeting. Most are located in the shopping center on the west side of Thomasville Road.

North Florida Prescribed Fire Council

Fall Meeting – October 2, 2013

Theatre Tallahassee

(formerly The Little Theatre)

1861 Thomasville Road
Tallahassee, Florida 32303

0830 Registration

0900 Welcome/Chairman’s Report

Jennifer Hinckley, US Fish and Wildlife Service

0915 Florida Forest Service Update

One Message Many Voices Update

John Saddler, Florida Forest Service

0945 Fire Weather Update

Tim Barry, Meteorologist, National Weather Service

1000 BREAK

Sponsored by Wildlands Fire Service

1015 Panel Discussion - What is the Future for Prescribed Fire?

Lane Green, Moderator

  • Jim Karels, Director, Florida Forest Service
  • Nick Wiley, Executive Director, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
  • Susan Matthews, Forest Supervisor, National Forests in Florida
  • Pete Kubiak, Regional Director Wildland Fire, US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Donald Forgione, Director, Florida Park Service

1200 LUNCH

1315 Oklahoma Prescribed Burn Associations: Mechanisms to Facilitate Cooperation Amongst Private Landowners

John Weir, Research Associate, Oklahoma State University

1345 Fuels Treatments Reduce Wildfire Suppression Cost

Jon Wallace, US Fish and Wildlife Service

1415 BREAK

Sponsored by Southern Forestry Consultants

1445 Air Force Wildland Fire Center Update

James Furman, US Forest Service Liaison

1515 Prescribed Fire Training Center Update

Mike Dueitt, Director, Prescribed Fire Training Center

1530 Southern Fire Exchange Update

David Godwin, PhD Southern Fire Exchange, University of Florida

1600 Wrap Up and Adjourn

Visit My Forest GoodFires

-The meeting will be at Theatre Tallahassee in Tallahassee FL.