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Our photographs represent research, presentations, award ceremonies, fire simulations, tours, and educational events. Click on an image to see a larger view and description. Browse related images by tags. Photos are provided by the USDA and Forest Service unless otherwise noted.

Measuring resin flow
clockwise from upper left: Dan Jimenez assists with a prescribed burn in Georgia pine forests.; A prescribed fire is lit from the road in the burn unit. Elliot Conrad also assists with the burns.
(Credit: Matt Jolly)
Scientists observe the behavior of fire in a wind tunnel
(Credit: Richard Barnes for The New York Times)
Extreme Ice Survey production team uses Missoula's Fire Lab combustion chamber for future documentary of fire
North American Fire Study Group
Bradshaw and Jolly receive the 2017 Paul Gleason Lead by Example Award
Mark Finney receives 2019 IAWF Ember Award
Bob Keane receives the 2019 Harold Biswell Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Fire Ecology
Sara McAllister receives the 2019 IAWF Early Career Award
Prescribed burn, Mink Peak, Lolo National Forest
View from a treated stand
Prescribed burn, Mink Peak, Lolo National Forest
Fall colors and flame, prescribed burn, Mink Peak, Lolo National Forest
Prescribed burn, Mink Peak, Lolo National Forest
Bear marking on whitebark
Tendoy Mountains, MT
Vegetation identification, Moran Junction, WY
Inspecting a whitebark seedling in early morning snow.
(Credit: Signe Leirfallom)
Facility induction
On September 12, 1960, the Northern Forest Fire Laboratory was dedicated in Missoula, MT.
Facility induction
Facility induction
Burn chamber fire study
Burn chamber fire study