BES Forest Ecology Group

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Fire Ecology: Consolidating our Understanding

9th October 2015, University of Liverpool

Convened by: Imma Oliveras and Kate Parr


Draft Agenda

9.30-9.40am – Welcome and introduction to the meeting aims

9.40-10.40am – Keynote talk ‘Fire and biodiversity: a global perspective’ (Juli Pausas, CSIC, Spain)

10.40-11.00am – Talk ‘Fire management for biodiversity: challenges in the tropical grassy biomes’ (Kate Parr, University of Liverpool)

11.00-11.30am – Morning tea

11.30-12.00pm – Talk ‘Burning issues in moorland ecology’ (Rob Marrs, University of Liverpool)

12.00pm-12.30pm – Talk ‘The role of fire in vegetation transitions’ (Imma Oliveras, University of Wageningen)

12.30-1.30pm – Lunch

1.30-2.30pm – Additional talks

2.30-3.30pm – Break-out groups:ForEcol_Fire

  1. Key questions in fire ecology
  1. Issues in fire management
  1. Linking fire science with fire management policies

3.30-4.00pm – Afternoon tea

4.00-4.30pm – Summary of discussions

4.30-5.30pm – Posters and drinks

5.30pm – Close

Pub & dinner for those who are interested!

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