Multiple Events, March 11 - April 21, 2022
March 11,12 & 13 at Vermilion Community College NS111
Chainsaw Safety And Pile burning
Vermilion Community College Natural Resources instructor, Ryan Miller will lead sessions on chainsaw safety and use, small scale thinning and brush piling and burning to reduce hazardous woody debris. FREE event . Registration required. Additional info at https://minnesotafac.org. Registration https://bit.ly/burnhazard
March 22 , 12:00 – 1:00 PM at the Grand Ely Lodge
Overview: About the Pagami Creek Fire
Hosted by the Ely Tuesday Group presention by the USFS. FREE event. Attend in person or tune in from home. For more details email email@example.com.
March 26, 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM Vermilion Community College CL104
Prescribed Fire & USFS projects in surrounding area
Everything you always wanted to know about prescribed fire but were afraid to ask! Come hear the who, what, when, where, but most of all the HOW prescribed fire works, from safety to containment of smoke. Followed by an overview of proposed USFS land management projects. Presentations by USFS. FREE event. See USFS Facebook page.
March 26, 3:00 – 4:30 PM Vermilion Community College Theater
Shapiro & Smith Dance Company Presents Burning Air about The Great Hinckley Fire of 1894. This informal performance will be followed by a talk/discussion about the fire then and now and how this dance was created out of historical records and survivors’ stories. FREE event.
Website link for more details: shapiroandsmithdance.org
April 12 12:00 – 1:00 PM at the Grand Ely Lodge
Beneficial Effects of Fire Post Pagami Creek Fire
Hosted by the Ely Tuesday Group presentation by USFS, FREE Event, attend in person or tune in from home. For more details email firstname.lastname@example.org
April 20 and 21 at the Ely State Theater
Pagami Creek Fire Ten Years On: What we’ve learned
A two- day symposium on lessons learned from the Pagami Creek Fire. Includes visits to the 2021 Greenwood Lake fire site. This event is open to all, but may be of greatest interest to professional natural resource managers. Organized by the UMN Sustainable Forests Education Cooperative. Fee for symposium participation. For more information and registation. See SFEC’s Upcoming Event page.
April 21 6:00 – 8:00 PM Final Public Event at the Ely State Theater
Film: Oshkigin Spirit of Fire and Panel Discussion
A screening of a local 16-minute fire documentary followed by a discussion with tribal panelists on the value of Indigenous prespectives in transforming our relationship with fire and how we, as humans, relate to the whole community of life that we are part of. Panelists from tribal nations within the 1842 and 1854 Treaty Areas. FREE event.
Saturday morning walking trips with Bill Tefft, Ely Naturalist
Wildland Fire sites, prescribed fire sites and more!!!!!
Everyone welcome! FREE event. Get details at Elyfieldnaturalists.wordpress.com.