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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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Evaluating Model Predictions of Fire Induced Tree Mortality Using Wildfire-Affected Forest Inventory Measurements

Authored by J.S. Barker; Published 2019

Forest land managers rely on predictions of tree mortality generated from fire behavior models to identify stands

How does tree regeneration respond to mixed‐severity fire in the western Oregon Cascades, USA?

Authored by C.J. Dunn; Published 2020

Dendroecological studies of historical tree recruitment patterns suggest mixed‐severity fire effects are common in Douglas‐fir/


Winter isn't Coming. Prepare for the Pyrocene!

Webinar from Northwest Fire Science Consortium

Stephen Pyne, emeritus professor at Arizona State University presents "Winter isn't Coming. Prepare for the Pyrocene." Watch the video on our YouTube channel. Closed captioning available.