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The Northwest Fire Science Consortium works to accelerate the awareness, understanding, and adoption of wildland fire science. We connect managers, practitioners, scientists, and local communities and collaboratives working on fire issues on forest and range lands in Washington and Oregon.

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NWFSC is one of
fifteen regional exchanges
sponsored by the Joint Fire Science Program.



Funding Opportunity Announcements

Now open through 5 pm MST, September 30, 2020. 



Hot Topics

What is? Prescribed Fire Liability

Authored by C. Berger; Published 2020

Prescribed fire liability from escaped fire in the United States falls under one of three Standards of Care: strict liability, simple negligence, or gross negligence.

Assessing the Work of Wildfires and Identifying Post-fire Management Needs

Webinar Event from Northern Rockies Fire Science Network, Sustainable NW & NW Fire Science Consortium

 Landscapes of the Inland West are deeply affected by 100+ years of fire exclusion, the loss of indigenous burning, and expansion and densification of many