2017 Fall Technical Workshop Presentations

CIF-IFC Rocky Mountain 2017 Fall Technical Workshop
Integrating Wildland Fire Risk In Forest Management Planning

On November 22, 2017, the CIF-IFC Rocky Mountain Section hosted a technical workshop for practitioners interested in expanding their understanding of wildfire and learning how to account for fire in their management of forest lands to sustain resilient forests, industries and communities.

Presentations material of the technical session can be found below.

Presenter Affiliation Title
Robert Keane USDA Forest Service Wildlands fuels and how they can be manipulated to minimize wildfire in the Northern Rocky Mountains of the USA
Mike Flannigan University of Alberta and the Canadian Partnership for Wildland Fire Science Future Climate and Wildfire
Laura Stewart FireSmart Canada FireSmart and the wildland urban interface (WUI)
Jen Beverly University of Alberta Fire risk at community and neighborhood scales
Dave Schroeder Wildfire Management Branch
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
Stand structure and fire behaviour
Ted Gooding FORCORP Incorporating Wildfire into Forest Management Plans in Alberta
Dirk Kloss Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources Forest Management and Disturbance - An Ontario Perspective
Neal McLoughlin Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Risky business - There’s a two percent chance the sky is falling
Sonja Leverkus Shifting Mosaics Consulting, Fort Nelson BC Incorporating cultural knowledge to manage fire prone ecosystems
Chris Stockdale, Quinn Barber, and Marc Parisien Canadian Forest Service Fire risk and management of caribou habitat and protected areas