AA WFDSS Refresher(s)

Training Recommendations

This document is a reference for individuals putting together annual WFDSS training refreshers for Agency Administrator; the Interagency Standards for Fire and Fire Aviation Operations (Red Book) Appendix N recommends a 2 hour refresher. The training recommendations provided in this document are not new but highlight the important topics and what is available.

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March 14, 2024 Interagency AA Refresher

This webinar will be hosted through Zoom and requires registration.  If individuals need a certificate for AA certification, they can obtain a course certificate through the Learning Portal after the live event. Login and select "Self Enroll." If you don't have a Learning Portal Account you can create one on the Learning Portal. The webinar will be available here after the live event. 

Topics Include: 

  • NLOT Chair Kick Off and Highlights - Ed Hunter
  • Master Cooperative Wildland Fire Management and Stafford Act Response Agreement - Dennis Strange BLM Idaho Director & Ben Newburn FS Intermountain Region Fire Director
  • OWCP Presumptive Illness: Jonah's Story - Jonah Vaughan & Erin Phelps 
  • Current WFDSS Updates: New login process, POD data, PMS-236 Part D - WFDSS Business Team Rep
  • Next Gen WFDSS: updates and more - WFDSS Business Team Rep



Additional AA WFDSS Refresher Materials

Analytics for Fire Support in 2023
Strategic Risk Assessment and Strategic Ops
Wildland Fire Decision Support Tools; a Guide for AAs (updated 6/2023)
WFM RD&A YouTube channel
WFDSS YouTube channel (Find refresher videos from previous years here, including 2023)