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Fire in Eastern Oak Forests Conference

  • The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center State College, PA USA (map)

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The Fire in Eastern Oak Forests Conference is a major conference focused on fire in oak forests, woodlands and savannas where noted experts in research and management gather to present state-of-the-art information, perspectives and synthesis on key issues. This conference will emphasize topics relevant to management of oak-dominated forests, woodlands, and savannas and will be of interest to managers, scientists, landowners, consultants, and students. The theme of this conference is “Laying Out a Restoration Road Map”. This conference is particularly tailored to land managers and applications. The conference will feature 17 invited presentations, an open poster session, management focused panel discussions, exhibits, and professional networking opportunities. The schedule will include a day of speakers and panel discussions, a field trip day, followed by a final day of speakers and panel discussions. Continuing Education Credits will be offered through the Society of American Foresters and The Wildlife Society. See the website for more information.

Conference sessions:

• Fire and culture

• Building capacity

• Expanding the burn window

• Fire effects on flora

• Fire effects on wildlife