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November Capstone Workshop, Stockton University, NJ

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. Field trip recaps are here and presentation links are in the agenda below.


AGENDA

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" 9:30 Panel - Fire Science and Management in NJ

  • Facilitator: Nick Skowronski

  • Ken Clark - Lessons from Silas Little

  • Bob Zampella - Cultural influence on the ecological evolution of the Pine Barrens

  • Maris Gabliks - Fire suppression and RxB in NJ

10:45 Break 11:00 Framing management objectives 11:40 Poster session 12:00 Lunch & poster session 1:00 Case studies panel

2:30 Break 2:45 Common ground in Fire Adapted Communities

  • Bill Brash - Fire adapted communities: a New Jersey perspective

  • Wendy Fulks - Fire adapted communities: a national perspective

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

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