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Cheng T, Caggiano M. Burning without borders: Cooperatively managing wildfire risk in Northern Colorado.; 2020. Available at: icon FactSheet4_NoCo_Final.pdf (2.49 MB)
Halofsky JE. Changing wildfire, changing forests: the effects of climate change on fire regimes and vegetation in the Pacific Northwest, USA Peterson DL, ed. Fire Ecology. 2020;16(4). Available at:
Meinzer FC, Spies T, Merschel A, Voelker S. Crowded and Thirsty: Fire exclusion leads to greater drought sensitivity in mixed-conifer forests. USDS PNW Research Station; 2020. Available at:
Downing WM, Johnston JD, Krawchuk MA, Merschel AG, Rausch JH. Disjunct and decoupled? The persistence of a fire-sensitive conifer soecies in a historically frequent-fire landscape. Journal for Nature Conservation. 2020;55.PDF icon Downing article.pdf (6.76 MB)
Krawchuk MA, Meigs GW, Cartwright JM, et al. Disturbance refugia within mosaics of forest fire, drought, and insect outbreaks. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 2020;18(5).PDF icon pnw_2020_krawchuk001.pdf (4.38 MB)
Johnson MC, Kennedy MC, Harrison SC, et al. 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. Forest Ecology and Management. 2020.PDF icon pnw_2020_johnson001.pdf (1.7 MB)
Zhai J, Kuusela O-P. Estimating Price Dynamics in the Aftermath of Forest Disturbances: The Biscuit Fire in Southwest Oregon. Forest Science. 2020;66. Available at:
Tortorelli CM, Krawchuk MA, Kerns BK. Expanding the invasion footprint: Ventenata dubia and relationships to wildfire, environment, and plant communities in the Blue Mountains of the Inland Northwest, USA. Applied Vegetation Science. 2020.PDF icon Tortorelli et al. 2020.pdf (1.78 MB)
Shaw DS, Lee CA. Expansion of the invasive European mistetoe in California, USA. Botany . 2020;On-line early.
Charnley S. Fostering collective action to reduce wildfire risk across property boundaries in the American West Kelly EC, ed. Environmental Research Letters. 2020;15(2). Available at:
Prichard SJ. Fuel treatment effectiveness in the context of landform, vegetation, and large, wind‐driven wildfires Povak NA, ed. Ecological Applications. 2020;online early.
Dove NC. High‐severity wildfire leads to multi‐decadal impacts on soil biogeochemistry in mixed‐conifer forests Safford HD, ed. Ecological Applications. 2020;e02072.
Anon. The hot-dry-windy index: A new tool for forecasting fire weather. Portland: USDA Forest Service PNW Research Station; 2020. Available at: .PDF icon scifi227.pdf (2.74 MB)
Dunn CJ. How does tree regeneration respond to mixed‐severity fire in the western Oregon Cascades, USA? Johnston JD, ed. Ecosphere. 2020;11(1).
Dittrich R, McCallum S. How to measure the economic health cost of wildfires – A systematic review of the literature for northern America. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 2020;29.PDF icon pnw_2020_dittrich001.pdf (290.7 KB)
Matonis MS. Insights and suggestions for certified prescribed burn manager programs .; 2020:46 p.PDF icon Certified burner_forest guild 2020.pdf (3.09 MB)
Kerns BK. Invasive grasses: A new perfect storm for forested ecosystems? Tortorelli C, ed. Forest Ecology and Management. 2020;463.
Joint Fire Science Program 2019 Progress Report.; 2020.PDF icon FINAL_JFSP2019ProgressReport_092120.pdf (8.31 MB)
Brenkert-Smith H, Chambers C, Gibble K, et al. Living with wildfire in Ashland, Oregon: 2020 Data Report. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountian Research Station; 2020. Available at: icon rmrs_rn088.pdf (11.76 MB)
Rossman AK, Bakker JD, Peterson DW, Halpern CB. Long-term effects of fuel treatments, overstory structure, and wildfire on tree regeneration in dry forests of Central Washington. Forests. 2020;11(888).PDF icon pnw_2020_rossman001.pdf (2.63 MB)
Group NWildfire C. NWCG Smoke Management Guide for Prescribed Fire. NWCG; 2020. Available at:
Consortium NWFire Scien. NWFSC Research Brief #22 - Policy barriers & opportunities for prescribed fire application in the Western US.; 2020.PDF icon NWFSC_RB22_RxFirePolicy (002).pdf (1.46 MB)
Owen SM, Sieg CH, Fulé PZ, et al. Persistent effects of fire severity on ponderosa pine regeneration niches and seedling growth. Forest Ecology and Management. 2020;477.PDF icon rmrs_2020_owen_s001.pdf (2.07 MB)
Thompson MP, Bayham J, Belval E. Potential COVID-19 Outbreak in Fire Camp: Modeling Scenarios and Interventions. Fire. 2020;3 (3):38.PDF icon fire-03-00038.pdf (768.92 KB)
Hiers JK, al. et. Prescribed fire science: the case for a refined research agenda O'Brien JJ, ed. Fire Ecology. 2020;16(11). Available at: