We invite you to participate in the international online seminar “The Role of Fire in Forest Ecosystems. Prescribed Burning as a Tool for Nature Management“ which will take place on 17 March, 13:00-17:00 (EET). The topic will be presented by experts from United States of America, Sweden, Finland and Latvia, as well as scientists from Vytautas Magnus University who are researching fire ecology and forest fires history in Lithuania.
Lithuania as well as Sweden, Finland and Latvia lies in the boreal biogeographic region where the most widespread forest habitat is Western Taiga. Speakers from Nordic countries will present how prescribed burning has been used for more than 30 years for the restoration and maintenance of this habitat in their countries and the impact of prescribed burning to the biodiversity. Dr. Charles Ruffner from USA who collaborates with scientists from Vytautas Magnus University in fire ecology and forest fires history research will present prescribed burning and how fire can be applied in Lithuanian forests.
The seminar will be held in both English and Lithuanian languages. Participants will also be able to ask written questions in their preferred language.
You are kindly invited to learn more about the programme and speakers here:
PROGRAMME AND SPEAKERS
Registration is needed. Registered attendees will receive an active link to the event by email. You can register filling registration form below (choose the preferred language):