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November Capstone Workshop, Stockton University, NJ

  • 101 Vera King Farris Dr Galloway, NJ, 08205 United States (map)

NAFSE held a three-day capstone workshop at Stockton University in New Jersey. The NAFSE team crafted this workshop to consist of talks and field trip opportunities highlighting fire science in our coastal pine barrens ecosystems. See this link for the field trip recaps and presentations are linked below each speaker in the agenda.

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DAY 1  - Wednesday 11/4 - Field trip

7:30   Registration
8:00   Welcome, set the stage for the day’s sites
8:45   Head out
9:15    Field Stop 1 – Pine Island Cranberry Co.
10:30 Field Stop 2 – Speedwell
12:00 Bag lunch & discussion – Coyle Field - FFS Aviation Facility
1:00   Field Stop 3 – Cedar Bridge tower
2:00  Field Stop 4 – Whiting
4:00  Wrap up and return to Stockton
4:30  Adjourn

DAY 2  - Thursday 11/5 - Stockton University

8:00     Registration opens
8:30     Welcome (NAFSE and Stockton)
8:45     Keynote - Bill Patterson - Opportunities for finding common ground in the fire science of NJ’s forests
>Bill Patterson.ppt
9:30     Panel - Fire Science and Management in NJ
●      Facilitator:  Nick Skowronski
●      Ken Clark - Lessons from Silas Little
>Ken Clark.ppt
●      Bob Zampella - Cultural influence on the ecological evolution of the Pine Barrens
>Bob Zampella.ppt
●      Maris Gabliks - Fire suppression and RxB in NJ
>Maris Gabliks.ppt
10:45  Break
11:00   Framing management objectives
11:40   Poster session
12:00   Lunch & poster session
1:00     Case studies panel
●      Tim Simmons – Cape Cod collaboration, fire, and the New England cottontail
>Tim Simmons.ppt
●      Neil Gifford - Albany Pine Bush
>Neil Gifford.ppt
●      Ben Jones - Fire and deer in Pennsylvania
>Ben Jones.ppt
2:30    Break
2:45    Common ground in Fire Adapted Communities
>Bill Brash.ppt
>Wendy Fulks.ppt
3:45    Wrap-up
4:00   Adjourn

DAY 3 Friday 11/6- Stockton Forest

7:30     Registration
8:00     Welcome, presentation
8:45     Field visit - Stockton Forest Stewardship Project
12:00   Lunch and discussion
1:00     Adjourn