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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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Home survival in wildfire prone areas depends on a combination of adequate vegetation management in the area surrounding your home (i.e., your 'defensible space') and choices regarding building materials and design decisions for the home or building...
Presenter(s): Steve Quarles
Date: October 5, 2011
Type: Webinar
This video provides an introduction to the Canadian Forest Fire Weather Index System.
Presenter(s): Stephen W. Taylor, Bruce D. Lawson
Date: September 28, 2011
Type: Video
A recent surge of scientific knowledge and interest in fire climatology derives from two factors: increasing understanding of broad-scale ocean-atmosphere climate forcings, such as the El Nino-Southern Oscillation, and their teleconnections to...
Presenter(s): Peter M. Brown
Date: September 27, 2011
Type: Webinar
How did two engine crews become entrapped on the Madison Arm Fire? This is a story of survival inside the transition from initial to extended attack.
Presenter(s): Paul Keller
Date: August 16, 2011
Type: Video
Dana Hicks, a Regional Fire Management Specialist with the British Columbia Ministry of Forests and Range, presents a webinar on the British Columbia experience with an unprecedented infestation and the resulting wildfires in this new fuel complex....
Presenter(s): Dana Hicks
Date: July 12, 2011
Type: Webinar
NOTE: Technical difficulties during this webinar. Skip to 11:50 to start. Chris Dicus provides an introduction to the common problems encountered in managing WUI landscapes, and provides a framework for how to address some of these problems.
Presenter(s): Christopher A. Dicus
Date: June 29, 2011
Type: Webinar
The NWCG Smoke Committee (SmoC) hosted this webinar on June 28, 2011. Four presentations and a discussion period examined public perception and messaging about smoke and fire. The webinar was a key initial step in developing needed messaging about...
Presenter(s): Sarah M. McCaffrey, Laura Falk McCarthy, Troy E. Hall, Christine Olsen
Date: June 28, 2011
Type: Webinar
Robert Keane presents a webinar on the results of research using models to assess potential interacting effects of climate changes, pathogens, and wildfire on the distribution and density of whitebark pine in a high-elevation watershed in Glacier...
Presenter(s): Robert E. Keane
Date: May 26, 2011
Type: Webinar
Climate change is no longer a threat; it's a reality. A rapidly changing climate is already transforming ecosystems and the processes that sustain them; greater changes lie in front of us. Climate change will change physical relationships (e.g. the...
Presenter(s): Frank Lowenstein
Date: May 12, 2011
Type: Webinar
Fire has a short-term impact on the exchange of carbon between the forest and the atmosphere, but over a cycle of a stand-replacing fire and regrowth, the carbon balance is usually carbon neutral. The only ways to permanently lower forest carbon...
Presenter(s): Michael G. Ryan
Date: May 3, 2011
Type: Webinar