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Fire University

Fire University is a science-based podcast covering the latest research in fire ecology and how it relates to management of wildlife and plant communities.

This podcast is part of a larger podcast network: Natural Resources University, funded by the Renewable Resources Extension Act.

 

Natural Resources University

https://naturalresourcesuniversity.libsyn.com/

Sep 21, 2021

Due to concerns of damaging tree productivity, most prescribed burning has become limited to the dormant season, a practice that is inconsistent with the historical pattern of lighting-initiated fire. How different are the effects of seasonal biennial burning and which factors play the biggest role in survival? In this...


Aug 24, 2021

What do you do if you can’t use fire on your land but want to improve your deer and turkey habitat?

In today's episode, Dr. Marcus Lashley inquires upon what landowners can do when faced with prescribed burn limitations. He turns to wildlife experts Dr. Bronson Strickland of the MSU Deer Lab and Dr. Craig Harper of UT...


Jul 20, 2021

We use fire to manage lands for specific species, but can this management technique also be used to alter the behavior of predators? Tune into today's episode as Dr. Marcus Lashley chats with Dr. Michael Cherry of the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute and PhD student Marcelo Jorge of the University of Georgia...


Jun 22, 2021

In today’s episode of Fire University, Dr. Marcus Lashley sits down with returning guest John Gruchy of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks to discuss brood rearing and nesting cover of wild turkeys and northern bobwhites. Join them as they discuss what makes for good brood rearing and nesting...


May 25, 2021

In today's episode of Fire University, Dr. Marcus Lashley sits down with Dr. Bronson Strickland of the MSU Deer Lab and Dr. Will Gulsby of Auburn University to chat about deer habitat, timing of fire, and all the nuances of using fire as a tool to manage for deer. Tune in to learn how using prescribed fire can help...