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Finney Receives Ember Award

FFS Research Forester Mark Finney, Missoula, is one of three recipients of the 2019 Ember Award

Photo: Jim Brown and Mark Finney

Mark Finney (r) with Dr. Jim Brown (RMRS-retired), 2007 recipient of the Ember Award. June 17, 2019 in Missoula. Photo credit Thomas Dzomba

Sara McAllister receives the 2019 Early Career Award

FFS Research Mechanical Engineer Sara McAllister received the 2019 Ear ly Car eer in Fire Science Award from the International Association of Wildland Fire

IAWF Photo

Sara McAllister, 2019 Recipient of Early Career in Fire Science and Michael Gollner, IAWF Board of Directors. IAWF photo

Keane Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Bob Keane Receives Harold Biswell Award

AFE Photo

AFE President Dr. Chris Dicus (left) presented Bob Keane with the 2019 Harold Biswell Lifetime Achievement Award

TCEF Story Map

Take a tour through the Tenderfoot Creek Experimental Forest through the TCEF online story map.

Yule Log Burn

Atlas Obscura's Jessica Leigh Hester submits an artcile on experiments performed at the Missoula Fire Sciences Lab.

Meet the scientists

Meet the scientists trying to understand the world’s worst wildfires

Inside Missoula's U.S. Forest Service Fire Lab

Atlas Obscura's video on "Inside Missoula's U.S. Forest Service Fire Lab, Where Scientists Play With Fire"

Can Scientists Predict Fire Tornadoes?

Scientific American highlights article written by Jason Forthofer, USFS, RMRS, Missoula Fire Sciences Lab

Missoula science lab assists firefighters

The U.S. Forest Service has produced a fancy “story map” about the science being conducted at the Fire Sciences Lab in Missoula, Montana.

RMRS Bite Size Science

The RMRS Bite-Sized Science Series provides an informal platform for peer-to-peer engagement.

Fishlake National Forest Prescribed Burn

VICE News Tonight highlights Dan Jimenez and researchers during a prescribed burn.

Missoula Fire Sciences Lab Facility Tour

Take a look at the recently published Missoula Fire Sciences Lab Facility Tour Story Map.

International Collaboration

The Fire, Fuel, and Smoke Science Program interactive International Collaboration and Research Story Map is live online.

Missoula Fire Sciences Lab Virtual Field Trip

NOVA Education features Sara McAllister and Mark Finney in a live streaming session with students. See this on YouTube

FSim – Mapping The U.S. Wildfire Hazard at a National Scale

Mark Finney, Karen Short and Greg Dillon are featured in Michael Archer's, tracplus, article on FSIM in his latest online article.

Inside the Megafire

Scientists investigate what was behind the deadly megafires that swept through California in 2018.

Creating a fire tornado

Montana lab seeks to unlock the mysteries of wildfire. Researchers hope their work will help firefighters make decisions when battling blazes.

The science behind California’s surging wildfires

Sharon Hood, Research Ecologist, is featured on PBS News Hour's "The science behind California's surging wildfires" article November 13, 2018.

CBS This Morning - Inside the Lab

CBS This Morning: Inside the lab studying the growing threat of fire tornadoes

CBS This Morning interviews Mark Finney, Jason Forthofer, and team.

Fire Sciences Lab provides data on wildfire front

NBC Montana features Matt Jolly in "USFS Fire Sciences Lab provides data on wildfire front" article