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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

Sep 7, 2017
SAVE THE DATE Fuel Treatments in Ponderosa Pine and Douglas-fir – Effects on Nutrient Cycling, Bark Beetles, Vegetation and Potential Fire Behavior after 15 years This field tour will visit the Fire-Fire Surrogate Study Sites at the University of Montana’s Lubrecht...   Read more

Past

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
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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
Burn mosaic at White Cap
May 23, 2014
The 40 Years of Wilderness Fire tield 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 - 40 Years of Wilderness...   Read more
Group Photo from Fire Effects Blue Mountain Field Trip
May 21, 2014
The Blue Mountain Fire Effects field trip was held during the 2014 Large Wildland Fires Conference in Missoula, MT, co-hosted by the Association for Fire Ecology and the International Association for Wildland Fire. The field trip summary and videos below...   Read more
May 19, 2014
Fuel treatments are a key strategy for managers to mitigate threats to firefighters and communities in ecosystems with an abundance of wildland-urban interface that is in declining condition because of insects, diseases, fire suppression, or climate change....   Read more
<p>2012 workshop attendees in Polson, MT</p>
May 19, 2014
  In May 2014, the NRFSN hosted a workshop designed to integrate wildland and prescribed fire management across jurisdictional boundaries. Workshop participants built on discussions from our 2012 Celebrating Traditional Knowledge and Fire Workshop in Polson...   Read more