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 Wildland Fire Impacts on Watersheds
 Understanding, Planning and Response

  October 21-23, 2003 • Denver, Colorado

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Who Should Attend
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Technical Program

Partners, Funding
   Support & Sponsors




Technical Program Committee

GSA is grateful to the Technical Program Committee for the knowledge, expertise and enthusiasm they have brought to the planning and organization of this conference. Without their dedicated work, this conference could not have been offered.

Ben Alexander, City of Fort Collins Utilities
Karen Berry, Colorado Geological Survey
Jeff Burns, Society of American Foresters, Colorado Chapter
Chuck Bushey, International Association of Wildland Fire
Sue Cannon, U.S. Geological Survey
Herman Garcia, USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service
Rick Harmon, American Water Works Association
Melody Holm, USDA Forest Service
Steve Lohman, Denver Water
Charlie Luce, USDA Forest Service
Deborah Martin, U.S. Geological Survey
Diane Matt, Geological Society of America
Randy McKinley, USGS EROS Data Center / SAIC
Randy Olsen, U.S. Geological Survey
Eric Philips, Boulder County Land Use
Larry Schmidt, USDA Forest Service
Ayn Shlisky, The Nature Conservancy
Brian St. George, BLM National Science and Technology Center
Charisse Sydoriak, BLM National Science and Technology Center
Mary Tyler, Natural Resource Conservation Service

Partner Organizations

GSA is very grateful to the following partner organizations for their assistance and support in developing and promoting the conference. These visionary organizations have recognized the value of bringing together scientists, researchers and the land and water management community in order to prevent and mitigate the effects of wildland fire on watersheds.

American Water Resources Association
American Water Works Association
Bureau of Land Management National Science and Technology Center
Coalition for the Upper South Platte
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Colorado Geological Survey
Colorado State Forest Service
Denver Water
Environmental Protection Agency
International Association of Wildland Fire
Society of American Foresters
Society for Range Management
Soil Science Society of America
The Nature Conservancy
U.S. Geological Survey
USDA Forest Service
USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service

Funding Support

This conference was produced with funding support from several sources. GSA gratefully acknowledges this financial assistance.

  • Funded in part by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment through a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Partial support from the Joint Fire Science Program.
  • Funding from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.


GSA is most appreciative of the generous support from our sponsor:

Denver Water
Rite in the Rain
Society of American Foresters

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