Join us in Missoula, Montana the week of May 21-24, 2018 for the Fire Continuum Conference, co-hosted by the International Association of Wildland Fire and the Association for Fire Ecology. Travel grants for graduate students, manager scholarships, and affordable volunteer registration rates and lodging are available!

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Program Updates: Schedule Now Available!
You can now check out the draft schedule of presentations for concurrent and special sessions (draft, subject to change).

On Monday morning, just before the conference begins, 16 workshops are being offered on a range of topics, from software applications to risk assessment.

Wednesday afternoon, conference attendees can take a break from sessions to get outdoors and learn from local managers and scientists by signing up for 1 of 5 field trips.

We have a great set of activities planned to provide time for networking!
Student Travel Grants: Applications Due March 23
Make sure to get your application (and your advisor's recommendation) submitted by this Friday, March 23 !

The Association for Fire Ecology is accepting applications for TREE grants to help fund graduate student travel to the conference. This is a great opportunity to share and discuss your research, meet other students and professionals, and explore Missoula!

UM Campus Accommodations
In addition to nearby hotels, dorm rooms are available on campus for conference attendees. Single rooms are $45 per night, doubles are $32 per night. Reservations can be made through the conference website and are due by May 7.

Manager Scholarships
To encourage managers to attend the conference, we are offering free registrations to professionals and managers. There are 10 management scholarships available to any land management professional. These were designed for local managers who live near Missoula and will not incur extra travel costs; however, others will be considered.

Applications are due April 15.

2nd Exhibition of Art and Expression of Wildland Fires
Share your wildland fire art at the conference art exhibit and competition! All art media is welcome, including textile, painting, wearable, photography, ceramics, collage, poetry, sculpture, carving, etc. Participants are invited to donate their work to a silent auction fundraiser supporting student scholarships.

AFE Achievements Awards: Nominations Due April 15
The Association for Fire Ecology is accepting award nominations for our 2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards and Student Excellence Awards! Nominations will be accepted through April 15, and awards will be presented at the "Street Eats and Beats" evening event during the conference.

Conference co-hosted by
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