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Fire in Minnesota Forests-A Conference Co-Sponsored by Lake States Fire Science Consortium

Forward from University of Minnesota's Sustainable Forests Education Cooperative:
 
I am writing to share some resources from the December 1, 2016 Fire in Minnesota's Forests event in Grand Rapids, MN.  We have added an event summary, presentation slides, recorded presentations, links to documents mentioned at the workshop, and a few photos at the following url:  …
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Added by Greg Corace on January 18, 2017 at 10:58am — No Comments

Fire and Aspen Webinars-Lake States Fire Science Consortium

Please see the following list of fire-related webinars that may be of value to those managing such ecosystems for fire-dependent wildlife. Note, there are 2 talks on aspen ecology and one on wood turtle monitoring.

http://lakestatesfiresci.net/webinar_01_19_17.html

Added by Greg Corace on October 21, 2016 at 10:24am — No Comments

Occupancy of California Spotted Owl Sites Following a Large Fire in the Sierra Nevada, California

A good lecture covering the complexities of fire management in the context of an Endangerd species, the Spotted Owl. The speaker, Monica Bond, has published numerous articles suggesting the value of high severity fires for many bird species, including Black-Backed Woodpecker.

http://tws.sclivelearningcenter.com/index.aspx

Added by Greg Corace on September 23, 2016 at 9:36am — No Comments

Beyond Endangered Species Protectionism: Mexican Spotted Owls, Fire, and Forest Management

Interesting lecture, with implications in pine-dominated ecosystems of the Upper Midwest (jack pine, red pine, white pine, etc.).

http://tws.sclivelearningcenter.com/index.aspx

Added by Greg Corace on September 2, 2016 at 12:54pm — No Comments

Landscape-scale effects on Kirtland's Warbler breeding habitat management in nLP of Michigan

It is well supported in ecology literature that land management focused on single outputs tends to simplify complex ecosystems. Although many papers have shown that forest management that occurs solely for commodity production may not yield patterns within the natural range of variation, fewer studies have questioned forest management activities that focus primarily on single species of wildlife. It is conceivable that forest management for specific wildlife population outputs may also…

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Added by Greg Corace on August 6, 2016 at 9:47am — No Comments

Ecological Forestry Talk at MTU

Thanks to the Lake States Fire Science Consortium for posting this recent talk on ecological forestry made by Dr. Jerry Franklin during a visit to northern MN and the UP. Overall trip was sponsored by Michigan Tech. University School of Forest Resources and Environment, USFS Northern Research Station, Seney NWR Applied Sciences Program, and the Consortium.…



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Added by Greg Corace on December 12, 2015 at 8:03am — No Comments

2016 Lake States Fire Science Consortium Internship Request for Proposals

Please see this link for information on a request for proposals to foster manager-researcher-undergraduate intern cooperative efforts related to fire-dependent ecosystems (including wildlife) in the northern, mostly forested, tier of MN, WI, and MI: 

http://lakestatesfiresci.net/interns_2016.html

Added by Greg Corace on December 7, 2015 at 3:34pm — No Comments

Field Tour at Seney NWR

Fire and Wildlife in Mixed-Pine Ecosystems of Eastern Upper Michigan: A Field Tour

When: Thursday, 23 October 2014 from 10 AM to 4:00 PM ET

Where: Seney National Wildlife Refuge, meeting at Visitor Center

Who: Federal, State, and Private Land Managers and Scientists

 

The Lake States Fire Science Consortium (LSFSC) is a network of fire managers and scientists interested in…

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Added by Greg Corace on October 9, 2014 at 10:41am — No Comments

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