The first session, Intro to the Northern Colorado Fireshed Collaborative, will take place at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, with panelists: Tony Cheng, director of the Colorado Forest Restoration Institute, and Monte Williams, forest supervisor for the U.S. Forest Service. According to a news release, participants can learn about what firesheds are, how landscape-scale collaboration around forest health is happening on the northern Front Range and how they can get involved.
The next session, at 5:30 p.m. May 19, will be on Forest Management and the Cameron Peak Fire. They will talk about prescribed fire treatments on public and private lands.
The third session, set for 5:30 p.m. June 16, will be on Prescribed Fire 101, with panelists: Daniel Godwin, director of programs and partnerships at The Ember Alliance; and James White, forest prescribed fire and fuels specialist for the U.S. Forest Service. To register for the webinar series visit: https://bit.ly/fireshed21.
“Agencies have been implementing forest mitigation and restoration work in the Poudre and Big Thompson watersheds for years,” the release stated, adding that participants can learn what initial satellite observations suggest about how these treatments influenced burn severity. Panelists will be Tony Vorster and Brian Woodward of the Natural Resource Ecology Lab at Colorado State University and Katie Donahue, district ranger with the U.S. Forest Service.
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