Impacts of COVID-19 on the 2020 Fire Season

Fire Across Boundaries Webinars

This is part of a 2-day webinar series hosted by the Association for Fire Ecology and the Pau Costa Foundation. This event is free and open to all. Each day will feature a panel of international fire scientists and managers, who will provide a short presentation. A question and answer session will follow the presentations.


  • Cathelijne Stoof, Assistant Professor, Soil Geography and Landscape Group, Coordinator Wageningen Fire Centre, Wageningen University, Netherlands
  • Val Chalton, Managing Director, Landworks, South Africa
  • Tomás Withington, Forest Fire and Emergency Management Department, National Parks Administration, Argentina
  • Cristiano Foderi, Research Fellow at UNIFI-Department of Agriculture, Food, Environment and Forestry (DAGRI), University of Firenze, Italy
  • Erin J Belval, Research Scientist, Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship, Colorado State University, USA



8 a.m. Oct. 20, 2020