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Workshops & Field Tours

In partnership with scientists and managers, we develop and sponsor workshops and field tours. Through these events, the NRFSN brings managers and scientists together to build relationships, enhance communication, and facilitate collaboration.

Upcoming

Oct 11, 2017
The Era of Megafires is a 70-minute, multi-media presentation hosted by Dr. Paul Hessburg, who has conducted fire and landscape ecology research for more than 27 years. The presented material comes in the form of fast-moving, short, topic-based talks interspersed with...   Read more
Lubrecht Fuel Treatments
Nov 2, 2017
Fuel treatment effects in ponderosa pine and dry mixed conifer forests: 17 Years after the Fire-Fire Surrogate Study This field tour will visit one of the National Fire-Fire Surrogate Study Sites at the University of Montana’s Lubrecht Experimental Forest. This...   Read more

Past

Yellowstone landscape view
Dec 1, 2016 to Dec 2, 2016
Landscape-Level Restoration WorkshopFrom Theory to Practice: Landscape-Level Restoration Principles to Implementing Priority Work on the Ground The Northern Rockies Fire Science Network partnered with the Southwestern Crown Collaborative, USFS - Northern...   Read more
Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation Logo
Sep 16, 2016 to Sep 18, 2016
In 2016, the Northern Rockies Fire Science Network partnered with the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation (WPEF) to host the annual WPEF Science Meeting and Workshop, September 16-18 in Whitefish, Montana. This year's workshop theme was Whitebark Pine -...   Read more
Bob Marshall Wilderness
Jul 11, 2016 to Jul 14, 2016
The wilderness fire workshop and field trips provided an opportunity for past, current, and future wilderness fire champions of fire management to discuss challenges and successes. Line officers, fire managers, wilderness managers, researchers, and others...   Read more
Bob Marshall Wilderness
Jul 11, 2016 to Jul 14, 2016
The wilderness fire workshop and field trips provided an opportunity for past, current, and future wilderness fire champions of fire management to discuss challenges and successes. Line officers, fire managers, wilderness managers, researchers, and others...   Read more
Apr 11, 2016
The Future of Fire and Fuels Management: Adapting Fuels Treatments in a Changing Climate Workshop took place on April 11, 2016 as part of the 5th IAWF Fire Behavior and Fuels conference. This workshop culminated the Available Science Assessment Project (ASAP...   Read more
Recent post-fire photo of Yellowstone National Park
Oct 1, 2015 to Oct 2, 2015
Objectives - This event was designed to create dialogue among scientists and managers and to put fire ecology research in the context of real-life limitations and situations that influence decision making and planning. Topics discussed - Fire history | Fire...   Read more
USFS WO Fire & Aviation Mgmt Logo
Jan 27, 2015 to Jan 29, 2015
      The Wildfire Risk and Fuel Treatment Analysis Workshop was organized to build capacity in conducting wildfire risk assessments using the best tools and science available to inform fire and fuels management decisions. The workshop introduced risk...   Read more
Fuel Treatment in Idaho City
Sep 17, 2014
Scientists and managers met at the Idaho City Ranger District on September 17th for field tours and discussions of the challenges and lessons learned managing ponderosa pine forests after fire exclusion. Many fuel treatment sites were visited and discussions...   Read more
Sonny Stiger speaks during Fires of 2000 Field Tour
May 23, 2014
The Fires of 2000 field trip was held during the Large Wildland Fires Conference in Missoula, MT, co-hosted by the Association for Fire Ecology and the International Association for Wildland Fire.  Field Trip Summary - The Bitterroot Valley fires of 2000 The...   Read more
Seeley Lake
May 23, 2014
The Collaborative Fuels Reduction and Restoration field trip was held during the Large Wildland Fires Conference in Missoula, MT, co-hosted by the Association for Fire Ecology and the International Association for Wildland Fire.  Field Trip Summary -...   Read more