Videos

Valuing Grasslands Critical Ecosystem for Nature, Climate, People

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Fighting Fire with Fire

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Fighting Fire with Fire: Use of prescribed burning to protect communities and firefighters.

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Synthesis of elements of traditional fire knowledge

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Synthesis of elements of traditional fire knowledge.

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Impact of Juniper Encroachment and Removal-Water Quantity/Quality

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Chris Zou (Oklahoma State University) presents his research at the 7th Fire in eastern Oak Forests Conference in Tyler, Texas. On the Impact of Juniper Encroachment and Removal on Water Quantity/Quality in Water-limited Cross Timbers.

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Calculating fire danger of cured grasslands in temperate climates

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Wildfire SAFE App

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This app serves as a single place where you can receive weather updates and fuel conditions that may lead to severe wildfires, determine expected fire behavior, and also 7-day forecasts in anticipation of severe fire hazard conditions.

https://wildfiresafe.fs.usda.gov/

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Barriers to Prescribed Fire in the US Great Plains, Part II: Critical Review of Presently Used and Potentially Expandable Solutions

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Reviews the solutions that are employed to increase prescribed fire use by land managers in the Great Plains.

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Fire Across the Grasslands- What Are We Managing For?

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Tallgrass Prairie + Oak Savanna Fire Science Consortium, and Great Plains Fire Science Exchange provided a panel over fire across the grassland and answered the question of what are we managing for.

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The Canadian Prairies Prescribed Fire Exchange

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The Canadian Prairies Prescribed Fire Exchange (CPPFE) is an inter-agency collective established to increase knowledge sharing and training surrounding the use of prescribed fire as a management tool in Canadian prairie and parkland ecosystems. We’re here to help fire practitioners of all backgrounds, from landowners, to communities, to conservation groups and even experienced firefighters. We aim to get more fire returned safely and effectively to the prairie by providing learning and training opportunities, facilitating equipment and resource sharing, and acting as a hub for current fire science and grassland fire knowledge.

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Canadian Prairies TREX Video

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The Canadian Prairies Prescribed Fire Exchange held the 1st Canadian Prairies TREX from October 15-21, 2022. This event provided an opportunity for partners to gain skills and build capacity, while simultaneously achieving fire management and ecological goals within Saskatoon and the surrounding landscape. It was also an opportunity to build relationships with partners, share knowledge, and work within a more complex organizational structure, utilizing an Incident Command System.

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