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Research Brief Description
A Century of Change in a Ponderosa Pine Forest

Living things change constantly, as do communities of living things. In a forest, where individual trees can live for centuries and new plants replace old plants, it is not easy to visualize the changes that occur over time.

Animated Presentations on Forests and Fire Communicating Forest Management Science through Visualized, Animated Media Presentations

The BehavePlus fire modeling system is a PC-based program that is a collection of models that describe fire behavior, fire effects, and the fire environment.

FFI: Ecological Monitoring

FFI is an ecological monitoring software application designed to assist managers with collection, storage and analysis of ecological information.

Fire and Invasive Plants

Characterizing Information on Fire and Invasive Plants

Fire Characteristics Chart The Fire Characteristics Chart
Fire Effects Information System (FEIS) The Fire Effects Information System is an online collection of reviews of scientific literature about fire effects on plants and animals and about fire regimes of plant communities in the United States
Fire Management in Nepal

Observations and Recommendations on Fire Management in Nepal

Fire Management, Zambia

Fire Management and Fire Use Assessment of Eastern Province, Zambia


FireFamilyPlus supports the spectrum of fire weather/fire danger/fire climate/fire occurrence analysis tools required by fire managers to successfully use the National Fire Danger Rating System (NFDRS).


A fire severity mapping system for real time fire management application and long-term planning.

FireWorks Educational Program

FireWorks is an educational program about the science of wildland fire, designed for students in grades 1-12.

FireWorks for Missouri River Country

Adapting the FireWorks program for use in the Missouri River Drainage, sponsored by the Bureau of Indian Affairs

FireWorks Trunk Contents Directions for printing and constructing many of the educational materials for a FireWorks trunk
FireWorks: Hands-on Education

Effectiveness of hands-on education in fire science using the FireWorks educational program


FuelCalc is a desktop software application for determining changes in surface and crown fuel loading after thinning, pruning, piling and/or prescribed fire.

Imagining Fire Futures Educational Website In IMAGINING FIRE FUTURES, students in a high school or college class use model results to develop a vision of the future for Flathead County, Montana.

An overview of LANDFIRE organization, processes, and products

LANDFIRE Prototype

The Landscape Fire and Resource Management Planning Tools (LANDFIRE) Prototype Project that developed the tools, protocols, methods, and data products for the National LANDFIRE Project.

Living with Fire Educational Game Students use this program to examine the effects of weather and fuels on potential fire behavior in a ponderosa pine forest of the northern Rocky Mountains.
Missouri River Trunk Contents

This web page contains directions for printing and constructing the educational materials that are unique for a Missouri River FireWorks trunk.

Pikunii Fire Carrier

Video and FireWorks educational lesson about how and why the Pikunii (Blackfeet) people transported fire from one camp to another as they traveled along historical migration routes.

Ponderosa Pine Restoration at Lick Creek

Lick Creek Demonstration-Research Forest: 25-year fire and cutting effects on vegetation and fuels

Wildfire Hazard Potential

Wildfire Hazard Potential* for the conterminous United States

Wildfire Risk to Structures

Quantifying Wildfire Risk to Structures in the Island Park Sustainable Fire Community