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The following links offer resources related to events organized by the NRFSN and its partners.

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...   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...   Read more
May 3, 2016
All ecosystems are dynamic, changing due to growth, succession and disturbances. Modeling large landscapes in the United States requires the collective knowledge of experienced and knowledgeable vegetation and fire experts. This webinar was...   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...   Read more
Mar 24, 2016
The kickoff topic for this Network of Fire Science Champions call was Fire and Bark Beetle Research: A Discussion of Manager Information Needs. Presenters were Brian Harvey, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Colorado-Boulder and Russ Parsons,...   Read more
Feb 22, 2016
The Northern Rockies Fire Science Network and Northwest Fire Science Consortium teamed up with Fire Effects Information System (FEIS) staff to introduce new fire regime products and demonstrate new search functions to inform fire management planning...   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...   Read more
Hillside burned by School fire
Apr 29, 2015
Following the 2005 School Fire that burned about 50,000 acres of forests and grasslands on the Umatilla National Forest, Washington, managers wanted to limit weed spread and soil erosion in severely burned areas. Various mulch treatments (wheat...   Read more
Forest slash fuels
Apr 14, 2015
Wildland fuels may be the most important consideration in fire management, not just because they are important inputs for predicting fire behavior (i.e., how fast and intense a fire gets), but also because fuels are the only factor that can...   Read more
Feb 26, 2015
Over the past several decades, increases in area burned in the western U.S. have caused considerable concern about forest resilience following large wildfires. This concern is especially pronounced in dry mixed-conifer forests, where the combined...   Read more