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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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JFSP Regions


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

Assessment of Early Implementation
of the US Forest Service’s Shared
Stewardship Strategy







Hot Topics

Effects of post-fire management on dead woody fuel dynamics and stand structure in a severely burned mixed-conifer forest, in northeastern Washington State, USA

Authored by M.C. Johnson; M.C. Kennedy; S.C. Harrison; D. Churchill; J. Pass; P.W. Fischer; Published 2020

The increasing amount of high-severity wildfire

Historical Fire and Ventenata dubia Invasion in a Temperate Grassland

Authored by L.W. Ridder; J.A.M. Perren; L.R. Morris; B.A. Endress; R.V. Taylor; B.J. Naylor; Published 2021

Ventenata (Ventenata dubia L.) is an invasive annual grass that has rapidly expanded its range across temperate grassland and shrub-steppe ecosystems in western

Repeated fall prescribed fire in previously thinned Pinus ponderosa increases growth and resistance to other disturbances

Authored by D.J. Westlind; B.K. Kerns; Published 2021

In western North America beginning in the late 19th century, fire suppression and other factors resulted in dense
ponderosa pine (Pinus