Increasing use of prescribed fire: Barriers and opportunities

Schultz, Courtney A. ; McCaffrey, Sarah M. ; Huber-Stearns, Heidi R.
Summary of a study on the most commonly cited barriers to putting prescribed fire on the ground in a study involving RMRS scientists and partners. Read More

After Fire: Toolkit for the Southwest

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US Department of Agriculture
Managers,  landowners, or communities can find guidance for assessing and preventing potential damage due to post-fire flooding and related events on this website.  Browse this site to find information on the research, methods, and tools available for measuring and reducing risks associated with post-fire flooding, debris flows and sedimentation. Read More

Benefits of Rangeland Burning

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Great Plains Fire Science Exchange
A handout about the benefits of rangeland burning. Read More

Montana Wildfire Smoke

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Climate Smart Missoula
The Montana Wildfire Smoke website is a great resource for Montana community members and businesses to learn about wildfire smoke impacts and how to prepare and mitigate for smoke. The website contains links to real-time smoke conditions and resources. The Montana Smoke website contains a number of great videos. Two short animated videos produced by Climate Smart Missoula highlight... Read More

Northern Rockies Coordination Center Contracting for Fire

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Northern Rockies Coordination Center
This resource, while specific to the Northern Rockies Geographic Area, may provide helpful information to those seeking to contract for wildland fire response. Read More

Public Health Wildfire Smoke Communication Guide

Guide / Pamphlet / Handout
Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services
This resource for local county health departments provides an introduction to wildfire smoke, communication objectives, key media messages, fact sheets and more. Read More

Marshall Fire Recovery

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Boulder County, Colorado
A good example of consolidated recovery resources for impacted community members. Spanish translation available. While most resources are specific to the Marshall Fire, a few are more broadly applicable to Colorado or the nation. Read More

Fuel Breaks that Work

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Kevin Moriarty, Lance Okerson, Mike Pellant
This factsheet provides “a framework for the placement, use, and effectiveness of established fuel breaks for protecting sagebrush ecosystems.” Read More

Demonstration Gardens and Projects

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Idaho Firewise
This webpage describes demonstration gardens and provides several examples of demonstration gardens in Idaho. This resource may help communities who are considering demonstration gardens imagine what is possible as well as provides links to several sites. Read More

Wildfire Partners Program Example

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Wildfire Partners
This program provides an excellent example of effective partnership and wildfire risk reduction. Read More