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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

Jun 26, 2017
A number of partners are working together to bring the Era of Megafires to Idaho. 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...   Read more
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

Mar 27, 2017
On March 27th The Geographical Sciences Committee hosted an online workshop that explored: the history of wildland fire research in the United States, the priorities for future research and state of the science, and how to translate scientific research to...   Read more
Beetle Kill on the Helena NF
Feb 17, 2017
This workshop will bring together a diverse group of participants to articulate the social and ecological dimensions of resilience that will be important to land management in the coming decades. Workshop discussions and findings will be used to guide the...   Read more
Beetle Kill on the Helena NF
Feb 15, 2017
This workshop will bring together a diverse group of participants to articulate the social and ecological dimensions of resilience that will be important to land management in the coming decades. Workshop discussions and findings will be used to guide the...   Read more
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
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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
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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