Call for Proposals

  4th Annual National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop

  October 4, 2021 - October 8, 2021

  DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Asheville, North Carolina - Biltmore

We are excited to bring you a shared-learning experience with vibrant, interactive sessions including sessions on:

  • Fire and land management in our “new normal”
  • Indigenous and cultural burning
  • Communicating the “hard truths” of decision-making with your stakeholders
  • America Burning-WUI
  • Climate 21
  • Cross-boundary, large landscape collaboration

Please share your experiences! We welcome proposals that utilize shared learning and participation that address key issues and considerations such as, but not limited to:  

  • Prioritization, collective investment and the co-management of risk
  • Implementation of prescribed fire in consideration of air quality issues and smoke
  • Fire Adaptation challenges such as preparing communities to receive smoke from wildfire and/or prescribed fire
  • Post-fire impacts and recovery
  • Home hardening
  • Workforce development, capacity issues and successional planning
  • Science and new technology advancements and examples of research partnerships
  • Climate change impacts on fire seasons, fire activity and vegetation management
  • Large landscape, cross-boundary collaboration
  • Innovations, adaptation and resiliency from your COVID-19 experience
  • Communications – what’s working, what’s not. Motivating stakeholders to take action and the most important messages for different audiences
  • Other

Include in your proposal what your learning objectives are and how they align with the Cohesive Strategy.

Session Formats: Please describe your session format and time requested – a five-minute ignite talk, poster or interactive presentation. Some ideas for an interactive session include: facilitated discussion, Fail FaireWorld Café, or a Story Circle. Be creative!

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4th Annual National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop

By IAWF, WFLC, and its three regional strategy committees.

Oct. 4, 2021 - Oct. 8, 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Asheville, North Carolina - Biltmore

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