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Network of Fire Science Champions - RXCadre

Interested managers are invited to join calls every other month to share experiences with, and learn about, the latest scientific knowledge and tools for fire and fuels management in the Northern Rockies. 

On the June 27, 2013 Network of Fire Science Champions call, Dan Jimenez, RXCadre Project Manager, provided an overview of an integrated research project that provides data for modeling fuels, atmospheric conditions, fire behavior, smoke and fire effects.

Watch the RxCADRE website for products and data as they become available.

Call discussions also addressed -

  • Overview of the RxCADRE project
  • Benefits of, and ways of incorporating, manager feedback into research proposal development
  • Role of experimental forests and variation among them
  • Accelerated restoration across large, multi-forest landscapes and the role of collaboration
  • Updating fire plans to include current terminology
  • A report on the Northern Rockies Fire Science Network's recent field trip on integrated fuel treatment in Priest River, Idaho

 

View call notes

Learn more by visiting the Fire Science Champions webpage or get notifications about future calls by signing up for the Fire Science Champions mailing list.