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Webinar & Video Archive

In addition to NRFSN-sponsored webinars and videos, the NRFSN catalogs Northern Rockies-relevant webinars and videos produced by other entities. This webinar archive can be searched by presenter, date, topic, and/or ecosystem type. The archive includes recordings from the Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP), the International Association of Wildland Fire (IAWF), the Wildand Fire Lessons Learned Center (WFLLC), Fire Research and Management Exchange System (FRAMES), the Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory, the Great Northern Landscape Conservation Cooperative, and other JFSP fire science exchanges.

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Wildland firefighters are exposed to wood smoke, which contains hazardous air pollutants, during wildland fire management assignments across the U.S. each year. In this webinar, Kathleen Navarro, PhD, presented on a recent Joint Fire Science Program...
Presenter(s): Kathleen M. Navarro, Megan Martinez
Date: March 21, 2019
Type: Webinar
This collection of 33 slides was presented at a 2017_Conference on Fire_Planning. It presents reasons why fire should not be eliminated from a landscape when looking at management activities.
Presenter(s): Craig Goodell
Date: March 18, 2019
Type: Webinar
Smoke, Roads and Safety; Best practices for predicting and managing smoke over roadways. This 13 minute video was created by the NWCG Smoke Committee and is applicable for the RT-300 Burn Boss Refresher Course.
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Date: March 12, 2019
Type: Video
Every year, 600,000 Americans over 70 years old stop driving every year. In 1970, blue-collar jobs were 31.2 % of total nonfarm employment. By 2016, their share had fallen to 13.6%. The number of days reaching "Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups" Level...
Presenter(s): Dave Lasky
Date: March 8, 2019
Type: Webinar
Ecological properties governed by threshold relationships can exhibit heightened sensitivity to climate change. This talk focuses on understanding the consequences of climate change for fire activity in select western North American ecosystems, and...
Presenter(s): Philip E. Higuera
Date: March 7, 2019
Type: Seminar
Since the early 1980s managers have allowed many lightning-ignited fires to burn with minimal interference in forests of the Bob Marshall Wilderness in northwestern Montana, USA. We used this active fire regime to investigate fire-effects and post-...
Presenter(s): Andrew J. Larson
Date: February 28, 2019
Type: Seminar
This 2 minute video discusses the impact of smoke on human health is a factor that is taken into account when forest managers are planning prescribed burns. David Weise, a research forester with the U.S. Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research...
Presenter(s): David R. Weise
Date: February 19, 2019
Type: Video
This 2.5 minute video discusses the most common misconception of wildfire - that is, that all fire is bad. But there are important benefits that smaller and more frequent fires offer to the environment. Matt Jolly, an ecologist at the U.S. Forest...
Presenter(s): William Matt Jolly
Date: February 19, 2019
Type: Video
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...
Presenter(s): Doug Grafe
Date: February 19, 2019
Type: Video
With the understanding the fire on the landscape is important to forest health, why aren’t more fires allowed to burn? Colin Hardy, program manager at the U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, explains the balance of improving forest...
Presenter(s): Colin C. Hardy
Date: February 19, 2019
Type: Video

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