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Webinar & Video Archive

In addition to hosting live webinars, the NRFSN catalogs Northern Rockies-relevant webinars produced by other entities. This webinar archive can be searched by presenter, date, topic, and/or ecosystem type. The archive includes recordings from the Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP), the International Association of Wildland Fire (IAWF), the Wildand Fire Lessons Learned Center (WFLLC), Fire Research and Management Exchange System (FRAMES), the Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory, the Great Northern Landscape Conservation Cooperative, and other JFSP fire science exchanges.

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Fuels are the only component of the fire triangle that forest and fire managers can alter to change fire behavior. There have been numerous studies examining how fuel reduction treatments and salvage logging alter fire behavior, severity, and its...
Presenter(s): Christopher J. Dunn, David E. Calkin, Harold S. Zald, Matthew P. Thompson
Date: January 12, 2017
Type: Webinar
Concern over the social, economic, and ecological consequences of increasingly frequent "megafires" in California's Sierra Nevada have led some to propose large-scale forest restoration to increase ecosystem resilience. However, restoration efforts...
Presenter(s): Gavin M. Jones
Date: January 11, 2017
Type: Webinar
In 2015 more than 5 million acres burned in Alaska due to wildfires. This educational video gives simple steps for protecting yourself from wildfire smoke. It was produced by the Aleknagik Traditional Council in partnership with the U.S. EPA, ANTHC...
Presenter(s): Aleknagik Traditional Council
Date: December 19, 2016
Type: Video
We genotyped 1499 greater sage- grouse from 297 leks across Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota using a 15-locus microsatellite panel, then examined spatial autocorrelation, spatial principal components analysis, and hierarchical Bayesian...
Presenter(s): Todd Cross
Date: December 14, 2016
Type: Webinar
John Saltenberger, Meteorologist with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, presented A Summary of Fire Season 2016 in OR and WA. This webinar was hosted by the NW Fire Science Consortium.
Presenter(s): John Saltenberger
Date: December 14, 2016
Type: Webinar
Across the country, hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent, and tens of millions of acres of fuels have been treated with the intention of altering fire behavior, either to mitigate threats to firefighters and communities, or...
Presenter(s): Russell A. Parsons
Date: December 8, 2016
Type: Webinar
A growing body of wildfire research indicates that populations will support or enact different programs, policies and planning approaches to better “live with wildfire.” This presentation builds on one existing conceptual approach for characterizing...
Presenter(s): Travis B. Paveglio
Date: December 8, 2016
Type: Webinar
A frequent prerequisite for meeting fire management objectives is the availability of key suppression resources, prepositioned for timely response. In the United States, multi-jurisdictional fire suppression demand is met by a...
Presenter(s): Crystal S. Stonesifer
Date: December 1, 2016
Type: Webinar
Communication networks are critical to effective coordination on complex wildfire incidents. This presentation will present research findings examining communication effectiveness in wildfire disaster response networks. Discussion will highlight the...
Presenter(s): Branda Nowell
Date: November 21, 2016
Type: Webinar
How fire suppression forces respond to an ignition may be determined by a number of factors (including proximity to values at risk and potential to improve habitat), which in essence amount to fire management personnel evaluating...
Presenter(s): Karen L. Riley
Date: November 17, 2016
Type: Webinar