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Workshops

Tralee, Ireland

Workshops

The workshops will take place on Monday, April 15th and Friday, April 19th.  There is no charge to participate in the workshops, they are first come, first serve. 

Monday Workshops, April 15th
10:00 - 12:00

Trans-Atlantic Lesson-Sharing

Lindon Pronto, Senior Fire Management Expert, European Forest Institute / Pau Costa Foundation; Eric Evenson, Science Communications Specialist, North Atlantic Fire Science Exchange

Workshop on fire behavior analysis. Forest Fires affecting tourist areas in the Atlantic region

Jesús Morcillo, Pau Costa Foundation


1:00 - 3:00

Interactive Workshop – MeFiTu: Exploring Wildfires Through a Puppet Show with Burning Landscape Models

Helena Ballart, Pau Costa Foundation

Innovating Wildfire Management on UXO Lands (Part 1)

Lindon Pronto, Senior Fire Management Expert, European Forest Institute / Pau Costa Foundation, and Alexander Held, Senior Fire Management Expert, European Forest Institute

3:00 - 5:00

Indigenous Fire Use in Canada

Amy Cardinal Christianson (Metis from Treaty 8, IAWF board member), Alex Zahara (Canadian Forest Service, REDfire lab), David Young (Garden River First Nation, Canadian Forest Service, REDfire lab)

Innovating Wildfire Management on UXO Lands (Part 2)

Lindon Pronto, Senior Fire Management Expert, European Forest Institute / Pau Costa Foundation, and Alexander Held, Senior Fire Management Expert, European Forest Institute

Friday, April 19th
9:00 - 11:00

Post-fire Assessment and Management Workshop

Cara Sponaugle, National Post-Fire Program Leader, USDA Forest Service; Dave Callery, Deputy National Post-Fire Program Leader, USDA Forest Service; Scott Dehnisch, Wildfire Unit Leader, USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA); US Geological Survey (TBD)

Moorelandfires – Still a challenge beyond technology

Dr. Michael Hermann