Consortium of Appalachian Fire Managers & Scientists

and

the North Carolina Prescribed Fire Council present

The Annual NC Prescribed Fire Council Meeting & Workshop

An Era of Change: Rekindling the flame

Agenda

A detailed agenda will be released soon, please check back here for updates. We have applied for continuing education credits from the Society of American Foresters. Day 1 (August 18) has been approved for 5. 5 Category 1 CFEs. Day 2 (August 19) is pending approval.

August 18
Foothills Conference Center/Virtual
7:45 - 8:30

Registration, Ballots, Coffee

8:30 - 8:45

Welcome and Logistics

8:45 - 9:30

Past Fire Use in Western North Carolina

9:30 - 10:00

Break, Silent Auction

10:00 - 12:00

The 2016 Wildfires -

What have we learned in the last 5 years?

12:00 - 12:30

Lunch, Silent Auction

lunch will be provided at the in-person event

12:30 - 1:30

Award Ceremonies and Updates

1:30 - 2:50

Smoke Management in the Era of Covid-19

2:50 - 3:20

Break, Silent Auction

3:20 - 4:45

The Future of Burning: Expanding Prescribed Fire in the Mountains

4:45 - 5:00

"Mop-Up" with the President of NCPFC

6:30- 8:30

Social Event at Catawba Brewing

August 19
Field tour
8:00 - 8:30

Briefing/Travel to Sites

8:30 - 1:00

Visits to Field Sites

  • Box Creek Wilderness

  • USFS/WRC Lake James Rx Unit

  • Lake James State Park

1:00 - on

Lunch social at Whippoorwill Farm

(food trucks and beverages available for purchase)

*The August 18th meeting agenda has been approved for 5.5 Category 1 CFEs from Society of American Foresters

*The August 19th field trip agenda is pending approval for CFEs from Society of American Foresters