FLN Networker No. 316


Issue #316 (26 May 2021) of the FLN Networker and its attachment. This issue includes news from landscapes, people and projects in California, Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, New Mexico, Texas, Washington and the IPBN and WTREX. There are also links to a NRCS grant opportunity; a new fire adapted communities concepts graphic from FAC Net, and a blog post about it; the new Burn Severity Data Portal from the USDA Forest Service and USGS; an article about reading in print vs. screens; an NPR podcast episode about the long transition to post-pandemic life; a FAC Net blog post on burnout among practitioners; an article on persistent fire refugia; an article on challenging the deep-seated assumption that ecosystems are fundamentally static; an article on the need to better integrate silvicultural thinning and fire; a paper on vegetation dynamics models; a high-level assessment of evacuation vulnerability of rural towns in the Pacific Northwest; a comparison of health impacts of local vs. long-range wildfire smoke; and a collection of papers and other materials on fire and traditional knowledge. As always, listings are included for webinars, Prescribed Fire Training Exchanges, and workshop and training opportunities.
Attached is a flyer for NWCG courses being offered by The Ember Alliance.  

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