Tuesday, August 29, 2023 at 8:00 AM CDT
Thursday, August 31, 2023 at 5:00 PM CDT

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The Madison Concourse Hotel 
1 W Dayton Street
Madison, WI 53703

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Mikel Robinson 
Northeast Regional Strategy Committee (NE RSC) 

NE-MW Regional Prescribed Fire Science and Management Workshop 

Join us at the NE-MW Regional Prescribed Fire Science and Management Workshop —being held in Madison, Wisconsin at The Madison Concourse hotel on August 29 – 31, 2023.

Sponsored by the Northeast Regional Strategy Committee (NE RSC), a regional organization chartered by the national Wildland Fire Leadership Council (WFLC) to coordinate and support implementation of the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy across the 20 Northeast and Midwest states.

This regional workshop will: 

  • Provide a forum for all wildland fire management partners to share region-wide, science-based, fire ecology information oriented toward expanding and maintaining the use of prescribed fire across all
  • landscapes, jurisdictions, and fire-dependent ecosystems. 
  • Provide an opportunity for scientists, managers, and practitioners across the 20-state region to share prescribed fire related experiences, successes, and potential solutions to implementation challenges.
  • Provide an opportunity for agency leaders and managers to interact with state prescribed firecouncils and other key partners.
  • Serve as a model for future annual or biennial workshops.

Who will be there?

This Workshop is Mission Critical for anyone working on these issues in local, state, Tribal and federal agencies, and organizations as well as non-governmental organizations and private companies in the Midwest and Northeast regions:

  • State, Federal, and Tribal land managers, agency administrators and fire managers
  • Federal, State and Private natural resource planning specialists
  • Prescribed Fire Councils
  • Prescribed Fire Associations
  • Prescribed Fire Contractors
  • NGO Fire Practitioners
  • Fire Ecologists
  • Local planning officials
  • Emergency management and law enforcement personnel
  • Wildfire risk reduction and post fire recovery practitioners
  • County and city management
  • Utilities management
  • Insurance industry leaders