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Georgia Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting
2020 Annual Meeting Agenda

“We Are All in This Together: Tips and Tools for Furthering Fire”

10:00 Welcome and Meeting Overview - Frank Riley
"Governor's Welcome" - Governor Brian Kemp
10:15 Georgia Forestry Commission “The State of Fire in Georgia” - Gary White & Bo Chesser
10:35 Applying Next Generation Fire Models and Refining Monitoring Protocols to Advance Applications - Jon Wallace
11:05 Break
11:15 Prescribed Fire Planning : “Reducing Risks and Liability” - David Moorhead
11:45 Recent Air Quality Episodes in Georgia - James Boylan
12:00 Lunch Break/Slideshow
1:00 Landscape Prescribed Fire Partnerships: “Opportunities for Landowners” - RT Lumpkin and Luann Craighton; Joining for a panel discussion - Randy Tate and Brannon Knight
1:30 Prescribed Burning in the South - Jim Prevette
1:45 Burning Questions: “What research tells us about reptiles” - Lora Smith
2:15 Break
2:30 Coalition of Prescribed Fire Councils Guest Speaker: “National Efforts to Increase the Scale and Pace of Prescribed Fire” - Sonny Perdue, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture
2:50 2021 Chair-elect Nomination - Mark Melvin, Nominating Committee
Closing Remarks & Adjourn - Kevin Hiers, 2021 Chair

Sep 30, 2020 10:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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