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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.

Upcoming

Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation Logo
Sep 20, 2018 to Sep 22, 2018
The Northern Rockies Fire Science Network is partnering with the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation (WPEF) and the USDA Forest Service Forest Health Protection, Boise Field Office to host the 2018 WPEF Science Meeting and Workshop, September 20-22 in Stanley, Idaho....   Read more
Oct 16, 2018 to Oct 17, 2018
Join fire managers to learn about long-duration wildland fire management in Yellowstone National Park. Visit with scientists about research to better understand burn severity estimation, tree regeneration, and factors influencing fire behavior in re-burns of the...   Read more

Past

McCall Workshop-Camille Stevens Rumann
Jun 11, 2018 to Jun 13, 2018
Long-Term Vegetation Recovery and Reburn Potential Central Idaho Fire and Fuels Workshop This workshop brought local area and regional managers and scientists together to share recent research findings and discuss their implications for vegetation and...   Read more
Lubrecht Fuel Treatments
May 31, 2018
Fuel treatment effects in ponderosa pine and dry mixed conifer forests: 17 Years after the Fire-Fire Surrogate Study This field tour visited one of the National Fire-Fire Surrogate Study Sites at the University of Montana’s Lubrecht Experimental Forest....   Read more
prescribed burn in conifer forest
May 25, 2018
This field trip provided participants with an opportunity to observe an experimental 10-acre prescribed burn and learn about fire operations, effects, behavior, and fuel characterization methods. In addition, there was a Prescribed Fire Council station with...   Read more
May 23, 2018
The Northern Rockies Fire Science Network partnered with the 2018 Fire Continuum Conference to organize this half-day field tour to visit one of the National Fire-Fire Surrogate Study Sites at the University of Montana’s Lubrecht Experimental Forest. This...   Read more
Workshop participants listening to a presentation
May 21, 2018
This workshop was designed to help fire managers, research scientists, and graduate students build skills and experience to effectively and accurately communicate fire-related information to the public and media. Core practical activities included crafting a...   Read more
SchoolFireBurnedHillside
Feb 23, 2018 to Mar 7, 2018
This workshop series aimed to engage forest managers in co-developing management strategies that help manage tree regeneration and fuels, and adapt to climate change impacts in post-fire environments. These efforts were designed to inform and learn from...   Read more
May 1, 2017 to Oct 11, 2017
The Era of Megafires was a 70-minute, multi-media presentation hosted by Dr. Paul Hessburg, who has conducted fire and landscape ecology research for more than 27 years. The presented material came in the form of fast-moving, short, topic-based talks...   Read more
Apr 24, 2017 to Sep 12, 2017
The Era of Megafires was a 70-minute, multi-media presentation hosted by Dr. Paul Hessburg, who has conducted fire and landscape ecology research for more than 27 years. The presented material came in the form of fast-moving, short, topic-based talks...   Read more
Mar 27, 2017
On March 27th The Geographical Sciences Committee hosted an online workshop that explored: the history of wildland fire research in the United States, the priorities for future research and state of the science, and how to translate scientific research to...   Read more
Beetle Kill on the Helena NF
Feb 15, 2017
These workshops, held in Bozeman and Missoula, brought together a diverse group of participants to articulate the social and ecological dimensions of resilience that will be important to land management in the coming decades. Workshop discussions and...   Read more