Fire Science Workshop

Fire Management, Japanese Stiltgrass, and Ecosystem Services

February 20, 2014 9:00 AM – 3 PM CT

Shawnee National Forest Supervisor’s Office, Harrisburg, Illinois (MAP)


The Oak Woodlands & Forests Fire Consortium, the Shawnee National Forest, and the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois are hosting a workshop to highlight recent research conducted on the Shawnee NF exploring fire management considerations related to Japanese stiltgrass (Microstegium vimineum).  Join researchers, fire practitioners, and land managers for a series of fire science presentations and a fieldtrip to a nearby fire management/stiltgrass site. 

Attendance is limited to 60 attendees




Hosted by:  Oak Woodlands & Forests Fire Consortium, University of Illinois, Southern Illinois University, and Shawnee National Forest