A JFSP Fire Science Exchange Network
Bringing People Together & Sharing Knowledge in the Northern Rockies

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.


smoke column from the Wales Creek prescribed burn
Jun 16, 2022
NRFSN Field Trip Locations: outside of Missoula or Whitefish, MT. Date: June 16, 2022 Time: 9am-5pm MDT Join NRFSN and prescribed fire experts from the Bureau of Land Management, the US Forest Service, and the University of Montana for a day of discussion...   Read more
firefighter health series flyer
May 31, 2022 to Jun 2, 2022
Wildland Firefighter Health SeriesMay 31st - June 2, 2022 This 3-day series of presentations and panel discussions shared the current science, knowledge, and tools to support wildland firefighter physical and mental health and overall well-being. The series...   Read more
salvage logging operations
Dec 7, 2021 to Dec 8, 2021
Salvage Science Summit: Technology and Ecology2-day Virtual Panel Discussion, December 7-8, 2021 Hosted by the Northern Rockies Fire Science Network, the Northwest Fire Science Consortium, the Southern Rockies Fire Science Network, and the USDA Forest Service...   Read more
May 6, 2021
IMG_2163 - Copy1.JPG The Salvage Science Series presented recent research on the effects of post-fire salvage logging and new tools for helping to plan salvage treatments. This event was a two-stage process. First,...   Read more
Image of glacier lilies in burned area near Crandell Campground, BC, Canada. Photo: Kim Pearson
Mar 22, 2021 to Mar 26, 2021
The Crown Managers Partnership partnered with the Northern Rockies Fire Science Network and others to bring you the 2021 Fire in the Crown of the Continent Forum, which was held virtually from March 22nd to March 26th. The Crown Managers Partnership is a...   Read more
View of landscape vegetation mosaics created by a lightning-caused fire in the Bob Marshall Wilderness
Feb 18, 2020 to Feb 21, 2020
The Northern Rockies Fire Science Network partnered with the University of Wisconsin to bring you the Learning about Resilient Futures workshop in February, 2020. This workshop was part of a research project funded by the Joint Fire Science Program (What...   Read more
Whitebark pine image with mountains in background
Sep 13, 2019 to Sep 14, 2019
This year's Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation Conference - The Far View from the Mountaintops: Meshing Past and Present Whitebark Pine Science, Management, and Cultural Significance, was co-hosted by the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation, The Confederated...   Read more
Aerial view of vegetation mosaics from a recent fire.
Jul 9, 2019 to Jul 11, 2019
This workshop and field tour brought together managers and scientists to share knowledge about topics important to wilderness fire management. These included future challenges related to changing climate and fire seasons; vegetation, soil, and water response...   Read more
National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy logo
Jun 20, 2019
Co-hosted by the Northern Rockies Fire Science Network and the Wildland Fire Cohesive Strategy Western Regional Strategy Committee, this field tour showcased success stories and lessons learned while addressing the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management...   Read more
Maple Fire burning through lodgepole reproduction from 1988 fire
Oct 16, 2018 to Oct 17, 2018
This event was designed to create dialogue among managers and scientists and opportunities to learn how science can inform our understanding of reburn characteristics, fire effects, fire behavior, and impacts of climate change on fire and vegetation dynamics...   Read more