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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.

Past

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
Yellowstone landscape view
Dec 1, 2016 to Dec 2, 2016
Landscape-Level Restoration WorkshopFrom Theory to Practice: Landscape-Level Restoration Principles to Implementing Priority Work on the Ground The Northern Rockies Fire Science Network partnered with the Southwestern Crown Collaborative, USFS - Northern...   Read more
Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation Logo
Sep 16, 2016 to Sep 18, 2016
In 2016, the Northern Rockies Fire Science Network partnered with the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation (WPEF) to host the annual WPEF Science Meeting and Workshop, September 16-18 in Whitefish, Montana. This year's workshop theme was Whitebark Pine -...   Read more