Recorded Meeting Notes

April ’21 GFFP meeting: Hannah Telle, Natural Resource Manager, Wildlife Biologist/Army Compatible Use Buffer Program Manager, Camp Navajo – Arizona Army National Guard; Travis Schulte, Legislative Liaison, Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs (DEMA), Arizona National Guard – Arizona Division of Emergency Management; Jay Christelman, Community Development Director, Coconino County; and Jay Smith, Forest Restoration Director, Coconino County presented on: Coconino County Joint Land Use Implementation Grant: Camp Navajo & Naval Observatory

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Feb ’21 GFFP meeting Eli Jensen, Ironwood Forestry, “Innovations in Timber Sale Preparation, Successes and Challenges. A Bittersweet Tale of Drama and Passion” and John Richardson, Assistant State Forester (Forestry Programs) Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management – updates on goals, direction, upcoming projects/announcements.

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Dave Lasky, Director of Fire Management; and Gabe Donaldson, Assistant Director of Fire Management present information on the Forest Stewards Guild’s Prescribed Fire Program.

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October GFFP Meeting Andrew Sanchez Meador, ERI Executive Director; Presentation: “An overview of various lidar-related projects currently underway at NAU’s Ecological Restoration Institute and Quantitative Ecology Lab

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September GFFP Meeting Carol Ekarius, Chief Executive Officer, Coalitions & Collaboratives, Inc. presents “Building Capacity for on-the-ground work at the nexus of forests, fires, and water”

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August GFFP meeting Melanie Colavito, Human Dimensions Specialist, ERI. Presentation: “Assessment of Community Wildfire Protection Plans in Arizona and Communities at Risk throughout the West”

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