The science and management of wildland fire is made up of many multifaceted continuums. A clear understanding of these continuums and their relationship to planning, preparation, learning, response, implementation, and evaluation activities is important in order to fully understand the magnitude and extent of what is involved in this increasingly complex area.
This conference will be designed around these fire management continuums. We invite you to participate in this journey through the range of science and management activities that take place before a wildfire occurs, activities needed during a wildfire event, and the post fire activities and fire ecology. The continuum theme will resonate throughout the conference by emphasizing the fire experience, education, ecology, and management gradients.
Once again, the Association for Fire Ecology and International Association of Wildland Fire will join forces to bring you an enlightening and innovative event! This not to be missed event will be held on the beautiful University campus in Missoula, Montana the week of May 21-24, 2018. The call for special sessions, workshops, and attached meetings is open.