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August 2021

The Prairie Project: Coupling fire and grazing

August 5 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

We contend here that the widespread adoption of pyric herbivory (the synergistic application of fire and grazing) and mixed-species grazing (cattle and goats) would not only make grasslands and savannas more resilient to environmental change but also enhance the profitability of livestock production systems. For more information and to register, click here

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2021 Nebraska Grazing Conference

August 9 @ 8:00 am - August 11 @ 5:00 pm
younes conference center, 416 W Talmadge Road,
Kearney, Nebraska
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Will include tour. Check https://grassland.unl.edu/nebraska-grazing-conference later for more information.

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Intro. to Prescribed Fire Course- VIRTUAL

August 10 - August 13

The Canadian Prairies Prescribed Fire Exchange is happy to be offering our Introduction to Prescribed Fire In the Grassland Environment Course August 10-13, 2021. It will be delivered as afternoon sessions over the course of the 4 days, cumulating with a short exam and a certificate for successful participants. Please see the attached flyer . The course is free, thanks to our generous sponsor, and will be delivered via ZOOM

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Adult Range Schools- Midgrass

August 10 @ 8:00 am - August 12 @ 5:00 pm
Ringneck Ranch, 655 Solomon Lane
Tipton, KS
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Topics Plant identification and grassland ecology Kansas Rangelands: Being Prepared, using adaptive management to be ready for whatever comes your way! Interactive Ecology...Know your plants Reclaim the Range: Tools and Strategies The Range Roadmaps: Getting Directions Landscape Art and Economics Planning the Future-Understanding the Past Rangelands Resources: Can you see harmony? Management Decisions: Beyond Educated Guesses Planning with Purpose: Putting it all Together Range Developments: Location, Location, Location! Managing rangelands for wildlife Managing rangelands for livestock types Forage and animal…

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Eastern SD Grazing School

August 11 - August 13

SD Grassland Coalition is taking the Grazing School on the road.  We will be offering a new Eastern SD Grazing School Aug 11-13 at the Abbey of the Hills near Marvin, SD.  The school is tailored to all producers of course, but we are especially encouraging young producers to attend.  The last couple years have been challenging, and there is a wealth of knowledge to be passed down to the next generation of grazers.    See the attached registration brochure. 

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Adult Range Schools: Tallgrass

August 24 @ 8:00 am - August 26 @ 5:00 pm
Camp Wood YMCA, 1101 Camp Wood Road
Elmdale, KS
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Topics Plant identification and grassland ecology Kansas Rangelands: Being Prepared, using adaptive management to be ready for whatever comes your way! Interactive Ecology...Know your plants Reclaim the Range: Tools and Strategies The Range Roadmaps: Getting Directions Landscape Art and Economics Planning the Future-Understanding the Past Rangelands Resources: Can you see harmony? Management Decisions: Beyond Educated Guesses Planning with Purpose: Putting it all Together Range Developments: Location, Location, Location! Managing rangelands for wildlife Managing rangelands for livestock types Forage and animal…

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September 2021

South Dakota Grazing School

September 14 - September 16

The annual SD Grazing School will be held in Chamberlain, SD from September 14-16.  Classroom activities will take place at the Chamberlain Community Center and field activities at the Charlie Totten Ranch.  Participants are responsible for lodging, and several options are available in Chamberlain.  Contact Judge Jessop judge.jessop@sdconservation.net or 1-605-280-0127 for more information

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3rd Great Plains Fire Summit & Patch Burn Grazing Meeting

September 21 - September 23
Sandhills Convention Center, 2102 S Jeffers St
North Platte, NE United States
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The Nebraska Prescribed Fire Council and its partners are pleased to announce the joint 3rd biennial Great Plains Fire Summit,  8th annual Nebraska Prescribed Fire Conference, and Patch Burn Grazing Working Group meeting on September 21 -23rd , 2021 in North Platte,  Nebraska. We are expecting a crowd of between 350-400 people from across the Great Plains and beyond for 3 days of fire science, best practices, roundtables, tours, networking, and more. Helpful links:  Registration Sponsorship Check out nefirecouncil.org for future information…

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October 2021

4th National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop

October 4 @ 8:00 am - October 8 @ 5:00 pm

The 4th National Cohesive Strategy Workshop will center on this theme and focus sharply on understanding, co-managing, transferring, and accepting risk at federal, state, Tribal and local stakeholder levels to prioritize and invest in decisions, projects and other efforts that result in widespread reduction in risk across landscapes, and communities, the public and firefighters collectively better. Since the inception of The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy, we have learned that there are multiple “hard truths” of living with fire that…

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Wildland Fire Canada Conference

October 25 @ 8:00 am - October 29 @ 5:00 pm

Wildland Fire Canada Conference (WFCC) brings together wildland fire management agencies, partners, and collaborators in Canada and around the world. These biennial conferences focus on wildland fire management, ecology, and science in Canada. Canada has a diversity of fire-prone environments that bring a unique perspective to wildland fire challenges and opportunities. For more information and to register, click the link below. 

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