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Research and Publications Database

The NRFSN research and publications database leads users to regionally relevant fire science. There are more than 3,600 documents, which have been carefully categorized by the NRFSN to highlight topics and ecosystems important in the Northern Rockies Region. Categorized resources include records from the Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP), Fire Research and Management Exchange System (FRAMES), and Fire Effects Information System (FEIS).

Note: Additional Northern Rockies fire research is available from our Webinar & Video Archive.

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This 58 minute video covers what the wildland-urban interface is and what the public and firefighters need to know about fighting fire in it.
Type: Media : Video
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has a suite of research projects addressing risk reduction in Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) communities.  The NIST WUI Team and the United States Forest Service, Fire and Environmental Research Applications Team (USFS FERA) were invited by the Colorado Springs Fire...
Type: Media : Webinar
This presentation is a training video produced by The National Wildland/Urban Interface Fire Protection Program. It covers problems encountered in the wildland-urban interface that complicate the work of firefighters.
Type: Media : Video
Join wildland fire stakeholders and residents in this informational workshop and discover how modifications can be made to increase driveway accessibility, improve address visibility and hear what fire personnel look for when making decisions about which homes may be defendable; and receive simple tips on how homeowners can help...
Type: Media : Webinar
This Firewise webinar features three stories of successful community wildfire risk reduction. The stories come from Colorado, Idaho and Washington (featuring FAC Net member Jerry McAdams from Boise Fire Department and affiliate member Patrick Haggerty from the Cascadia Conservation District).
Type: Media : Webinar
This webinar presents results of an opportunistic study to quantify the performance of thinning and surface fuel treatment in migrating wildfire behavior and severity, as represented by bole char, crown scorch proportion, tree burn severity index, on the largest wildfire in southwest USA history: 2011 Wallow fire. The results...
Type: Media : Webinar
Becoming a fire-adapted community that can live with wildfire is envisioned as a continuous, iterative process of adaptation. We combined national and case study research to examine how experience with wildfire alters the built environment and community- and government-level wildfire mitigation, planning, and regulations. By...
Type: Media : Webinar
This webinar discusses tangible and innovative methods in which national Fire Adapted Communities (FAC's) are moving forward. Over the last few years, many have been introduced to the term Fire Adapted Communities through national policy and programs. Many communities have embraced FAC concepts and are displaying positive results on...
Type: Media : Webinar
Our Mission: Individuals, neighborhoods, organizations, and agency wildfire professionals working to create Fire Adapted Communities in the Flathead area by providing leadership, technical assistance, education, and resources. We: •Are inclusive and welcome all partners interested in creating fire-adapted communities. •Encourage...
Type: Website : Website
In this webinar Dan Turner discusses fire jurisdictions, mutual aid agreements, pre-attack planning, deployment and mobilization plans, agency differences in strategy and tactics, resource prioritization, evacuations and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) coordination. It is geared toward public and private sector individuals...
Type: Media : Webinar

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These resources are compiled in partnership with the Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP), Fire Research and Management Exchange System (FRAMES), and Fire Effects Information System (FEIS).