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"During this current generational crisis of historical proportions all of us are being called upon in ways unfamiliar to us. We are off the map, into areas where there are no reliable guides...This is a heavy load to carry. The temptation is to shut it out and shut ourselves down. But now is the time to lean into situations and be there for whomever needs us now....
IAWF President, Toddi Steelman| READ
Social perspectives on the global pandemic and wildfire
Open up any newspaper, switch on your TV, or log into social media, and you’ll likely be overwhelmed within seconds with news on COVID-19. It seems that these months, all our attention goes out to this global crisis. 

However, while COVID-19 keeps us busy, it is by far not the only disaster we are facing. |READ
We need a comprehensive strategy to improve collaboration and capacity for wildland fire science in North America. Every year, wildfires burn across large areas of Continental North America. These fires recognize no political boundaries; some cross borders directly and require collaboration between countries for their suppression while resulting fire effects have social, economic and ecological consequences that are felt far from the location of individual wildfires. | READ
MAY 24 - 27, 2021 
Learn more about this dynamic, (virtual), collaborative conference! 
Call for presentations deadline is January 30, 2021

🎬 Show Us Your World📱 
In the build-up to the virtual conference, we want to
see where IAWF members are and what you're doing! 
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