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20 April 2017

SEQFBC 2017 Autumn Forum

Mt Coot-tha Botanical Gardens

Come along and hear from a great range of speakers and network with land managers, researchers and fire professionals for the first SEQFBC Forum of the year.

Key Note: Dr Elizabeth Tasker NSW NPWS: Vegetation change over four decades associated with reduced fire frequency in Border Ranges: loss of grassy forests and associated decline of the endangered Eastern Bristlebird
Dr Katrin Lowe (Griffith University) Acid frogs can stand the heat | Nicholas McCarthy (PhD candidate, University of Queensland (UQ) Bushfire Thunderstorms: Initial 
insights from portable radar | Susie Fifoot (PhD Candidate UQ) Multiple objectives, multiple tenures: How can we better integrate fire management across SE Qld’s 
fragmented landscapes | Andy Baker (PhD candidate, Southern Cross University) Fire exclusion: an emerging threatening process in Subtropical Eastern Australia 
SEQFBC Scholarship Students:
Orpheus Butler (PhD candidate Griffith University) Fire, carbon/nitrogen cycling within soils  |  Brooke Williams (UQ Honours Student) and Prof Kerrie Wilson (Supervisor from UQ) Fire for Biodiversity Conservation & Asset Protection

Registrations https://seqfbc2017autumnforum.eventbrite.com.au

Monday 3 - Friday 7 July 2017

2017 National Indigenous Fire Workshop

Melsonby, Cape York

At the National Indigenous Fire Workshop you will walk with the fire, learning first-hand with traditional owners reading country, the animals, the trees, the seasons, and the cultural responsibility of looking after country. There are demonstrations of research, plant and cultural knowledge workshops that all lead to practicing culture by making country healthy through fire. Read more: https://capeyorkfire.com.au/2017-workshop

4-7 September 2017

AFAC 2017: Collaborating for Success – Improving performance in emergency management

Sydney, Australia

Collaborating and improving performance is essential for success in emergency management. Innovating in the face of disruptions and developing our people to successfully manage organisations of the future is a key challenge. Understanding what our people need in order to deliver what communities expect is no simple task. Working together is how we will deliver the best results. AFAC17 will focus on how we can work together to improve our performance, what leading the way looks like and who will benefit from our collective effort.

28 November - 2 December 2017

Fire Vision 20/20 - The 7th AFE International Fire Ecology & Management Congress

Orlando, Florida

The 2017 Association for Fire Ecology (AFE) International Fire Congress will offer an exciting blend of learning opportunities for fire managers, natural resource professionals, policy and administrative leaders, and the academic and research community. Presentations will feature the latest in research results and applications.

Workshops throughout the week will provide innovative training opportunities built on the research presentations. Special sessions will focus on unifying the science and applications around key management issues. Round table discussions will allow small groups to focus on key topics and principles.