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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 4,000 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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Speaker: J. Morgan Varner, Department of Forest Resources & Enviornmental Conservation, Virginia Tech. Event: Restoring the West Conference 2015 - Restoration and Fire in the Interior West.
Type: Media : Video
Wildfire has historically played an important role in the health and structure of Oregon's dry forests. Prescribed fire is a valuable tool  used to restore forest health, increase firefighter safety, and better protect nearby human resources in these fire-adapted landscapes.
Type: Media : Video
Join The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in discussing new and exciting research and forest restoration opportunities across the Blackfoot watershed. Over the last two decades TNC has been involved in conserving over 525,000 acres of former industrial timberlands across western Montana. A majority of these lands have been transferred into...
Type: Media : Seminar
Understanding fine-scale variability in understory fuels is increasingly important as physics-based fire behavior models are driving needs for higher resolution data. Describing fuelbeds three dimensionally is critical in determining vertical and horizontal distributions of fuel elements and the mass, especially...
Type: Media : Webinar
Doug Rideout discusses STARfire - a spatial planning and budgeting system integrating fuels, preparedness, and risk assessment guided by ROI. Scaleable from planning unit to regional to national levels.
Type: Media : Webinar
The goal of this project is to ensure that post harvest 0-3 inch fuel loading, on the patch clear cuts within the Sloan-Kennally timber sale, will be in compliance with Forest Service Manual - 5100, Payette National Forest Supplement 5100-93-1, standards.  In order to meet this goal the existing 0-3 inch fuel loading on the...
Author(s): Tyler Bentley
Type: Document : Management or Planning Document, Technical Report or White Paper
Fires that burn vegetation on the forest floor are important for forest health and are much easier to manage. Doug Grafe, fire protection chief for the Oregon Department of Forestry, explains how fuel reduction through active management and through prescribed fire can help with the prevention of catastrophic wildfires. This 1.5...
Type: Media : Video
As part of our effort to advance policies and practices that sustain working lands, connected landscapes, and native species, WLA is offering this interactive practitioner exchange focused on prescribed fire on private land. We are enlisting a panel of experts from across the West with experience in various aspects of prescribed...
Type: Media : Webinar
A webinar presenting the new Fuels Treatment Effectiveness Monitoring (FTEM) system to USDA FS. (Duration 01:05)
Type: Media : Webinar
Looking at methodology involved in 'Modifying LANDFIRE Data for Local Conditions,' so as to adapt LANDFIRE data for specific needs in the Northwest.
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).