“Still Standing: Wildland Fire and Resilience” Dear Sierra Cascades Dialog Participants, We invite you to attend the Sierra Cascades Dialog 11th Session – “Still Standing: Wildland Fire and Resilience” on December 12, 2013! Registration will open soon for the Sacramento location. If you are near Bishop, you can RSVP to attend the Dialog’s satellite location by calling Deb Schweizer at (760) 873-2427. The Save-the-Date flyer is attached for more information about the Dialog. As always, you are welcome to share it with others that might be interested in attending the Dialog. The Dialog is an opportunity to discuss a range of critical issues that affect the Sierra Nevada and the Cascades and people who live, work, and recreate there. The Dialogs focus on the future of the Sierra Nevada and Cascades regions, specifically the national forests. The goal is to provide an opportunity for mutual learning, aligned actions, and understanding different perspectives. Dialog 11 will focus on the issues and complexities surrounding land management and wildland fire; as well as fire’s role in ecological resilience. Speakers will share the benefits, challenges, constraints and opportunities fire presents as a land management tool. Participants will explore the impacts of wildland fire on ecological and community resiliency, and the economic, social and cultural effects of large fires such as the Rim Fire. Please look for additional information in the coming weeks, including: registration, complete agenda, and reading materials. We hope to see you in Sacramento or Bishop on December 12th !