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Conference Follow-up

Materials from the conference workshops and field trips now available.

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New Calculations for Wildland Firefighter Safety Zones


New research conducted by Bret Butler and funded by JFSP reports safe separation distances on slopes. This new research should be used to provide an extra margin of safety for all wildland fire personnel.
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Synthesis of Crown Fire
Behavior in Conifer Forests
Special Issue of Fire Management Today includes
8 articles intended to increase the understanding
of how fire regimes relate to crown fires and
improve management of extreme fire behavior.
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Read Our Newsletter - Our September newsletter is available. Read

Funding Opportunity Notice - 2015 Joint Fire Science Program Research Funding Opportunities are OPEN. Read more and apply

Understanding Wildland Fire Behavior Project - Wildland firefighters are encouraged to share experiences with unexpected or extreme wildfire behavior. Read more and share

Share Your Ideas - Tell us your ideas for workshops, field tours, syntheses, and let us help spread the word about new research. Provide input

Letters of Support - We welcome your requests for research proposals that aim to improve fire and fuels management in the Northern Rockies. Fill out the form

What's New

The NRFSN has released a new science review. Based on manager input and a review of the science, authors Camille Steven-Rumann, Susan Prichard, and Penny Morgan summarized current knowledge on the effect of previous wildfires on subsequent wildfire behavior and recovery.  Read the review

Cover of NRFSN science review No. 1