This page includes upcoming events as well as recordings of past Forest Health Research Program hosted webinars and events. These include presentations of research led by the Fire and Resource Assessment Program and their collaborators, as well as California Climate Investments funded research grants awarded through the Forest Health Research Program. Events are updated monthly

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Upcoming Webinars and Events:

Health Impacts of Future Prescribed Fire Smoke: Considerations from an Exposure Scenario in California
Wednesday, May 29, 2024 11:00AM
Andrew Rosenburg and Sumi Hoshiko, CA Dept. of Public Health
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Past Webinars and Events:

Treatments Mediated Castle Fire Impacts to the Mountain Home Giant Sequoia Grove
Wednesday, April 24, 2024 3:00PM
Bryant Nagelson, University of Nevada, Reno
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Linking risk of climate change and wildfire to tree nursery inventories to guide cone crop surveys
Thursday, March 21, 2024 2:00PM
Jim Thorne, PhD, University of California, Davis
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Frequent Fire in California Chaparral Reduces Post-Fire Shrub Regeneration and Native Plant Diversity
Wednesday, 2/14/2024 3:00PM
Ashley Grupenhoff, PhD, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

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Natural Range of Variation (NRV) in the montane conifer forests of southern California
Tuesday, 1/30/2024 2:00 PM
John Williams, PhD, UC Davis

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Dead tree removal after drought-induced tree mortality: implications for mixed conifer forest recovery, fuels, and carbon
Thursday, 11/16/2023 3:00 PM
Rebecca Wayman & Quinn Sorenson, University of California, Davis
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Plume Dynamics of Three Prescribed Fires in Western States 
Tuesday, 10/24/2023
Stephen Drake, PhD, University of Nevada, Reno
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Assessing the Veracity of Historic Public Land Surveys: A Case Study in California 
Wednesday, 09/27/2023 3:00 PM
Clarke Knight, PhD, US Geologic Survey
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Indigenous Burning, Prescribed Fire, and Goldspotted Oak Borer Management 
Thursday, 08/31/2023
Joelene Tamm, University of California Riverside 
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Using Landscape-scale Passive Acoustic Monitoring to Inform Forest Management Across California Sierra Nevada 
Wednesday, 07/26/2023
Kristin Brunk, PhD, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
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Prescribed Fire's Impact on WUI Communities: Findings from Listening Sessions and a Survey
Friday, 05/19/2023
Sumi Hoshiko, MPH, CA Dept. of Public Health, and Ana Rappold, PDD, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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Assessing Shrubland Biomass in Southern California: New data, New Tools
Wednesday, 06/28/2023
Emma Underwood, PhD, University of California, Davis & Charlie Schrader-Patton, USDA Forest Service
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Mitigating Potential Sediment Delivery from Post-Fire Salvage Logging
Wednesday, 04/12/2023
Drew Coe, CAL FIRE

Mapping trees by drone to improve predictions of post-fire forest recovery
Wednesday, 04/26/2023
Derek Young, PhD, UC Davis
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Forest Fire Prevention, or Forest Resiliency Monitoring Report on the §1038 Forest Fire Prevention Exemption
Wednesday, 03/15/2023
Will Olsen, CAL FIRE

Vegetation Trends and Cycles in Fire-Prone Landscapes of Lake, Napa and Sonoma Counties
Wednesday, 03/15/2023
Partner webinar hosted by CAL FIRE grantee, Pepperwood Preserve
Arthur Dawson

Climate change and drought mortality increase fuel availability and the carbon cost of forest management
Wednesday, 01/25/2023
Marissa Goodwin, University of New Mexico
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Public Health Impact of Prescribed Fire (PHIRE) Study - Smoke Exposure
Thursday, 11/10/2022
ShihMing Huang, MS, Sonoma Technology, Inc., Samantha Kramer, PhD, Sonoma Technology, Inc., Sumi Hoshiko, MPH, California Department of Public Health
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Climate change and wildfires in western North American forests: a review of ecological departures and adaptation strategies
Friday, 09/09/2022
Dr. Susan Prichard, Fire Ecologist, University of Washington and Dr. Keala Hagmann, Research Ecologist, University of Washington
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Post-fire regeneration in California’s high elevation forests
Thursday, 05/19/2022
Emily Brodie, PhD Candidate, University of California, Davis.
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