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U.S. Forest Service 2018 Fire Communications Webinar

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Webinar Slides

To access the digitized audio replay, available through 11/9/18, call (800) 475-6701 and use access code 444208

Trailblazing in the Age of Intelligent Communication Webinar

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has established a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with Salesforce that makes it easy for USDA Forest Service public affairs staff, public information officers, and other staff who wish to enhance their capability to use email and social media to communicate about wildfires and other agency programs, activities, and events to do so.

Webinar Slides

Webinar Recording

Community Mitigation Assistance Team (CMAT) Webinar

 Wednesday, July 25, 2018: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Mountain Time

 You must log in to Adobe Connect and call in to the conference line to join the meeting

 Adobe Connect: https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/fampa-1000/

Conference Line: (800) 260-0712, Access Code: 450880

If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting before: Test your connection: https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm

Get a quick overview: http://www.adobe.com/products/adobeconnect.html

To access the digitized audio replay, availabhle from 07/26/18 through 01/25/19, call  (800) 475-6701 and use access code 450880

Community Mitigation Assistance Team (CMAT) Webinar

Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Mountain Time

 You must log in to Adobe Connect and call in to the conference line to join the meeting

 Adobe Connect: https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/fampa-500/

 Conference Line: (800) 260-0702, Access Code: 450881

If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting before: Test your connection: https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm

Get a quick overview: http://www.adobe.com/products/adobeconnect.html

Adobe, the Adobe logo, Acrobat and Adobe Connect are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.

To access the digitized audio replay, available from 8/30/18 through 2/29/19, call  (800) 475-6701 and use access code 450881

2018 Incident Communications Toolkit

Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Communication Materials

U.S. Forest Service Chief's Letter on Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Washington Office Fire and Aviation Management UAS Direction and Additional Guidance

Protocols to Respond to News Media and Video and Film Company Requests to Fly UAS on NFS Lands

News Release Template to Urge Public Not to Fly UAS Near Wildfires

Talking Points for News Conferences, Interviews, Public Meetings, and Other Events

Suggested UAS Social Media Posts

“If You Fly, We Can’t” Flyers, Posters and Social Media Graphics

Tread Lightly, Respected Access is Open Access, Don't Fan the Flames

“If You Fly, We Can’t” PSA

News Release Template to Urge Public to Contact FS Before Flying UAS on NFS Lands

News Release Template to Urge Public to Contact Land Managers/Owners Before Flying UAS

News Release Template to Urge Public Visiting NFS Lands to Leave UAS at Home to Enable FS to Safely Perform
Natural Resource Management Mission

News Release Template to Urge Public Visiting Other Lands to Leave UAS at Home to Enable FS to Safely Perform
Natural Resource Management Mission

Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems Communications Toolkit

Emergency Support Function (ESF) #4: Firefighting

Introduction to Emergency Support Function #4:
Firefighting Student Manual