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WildWest Institute
P.O. Box 7998
Missoula, MT 59807
P: 406.396.0321

WildWest Institute's Science Spotlight

A sampling of new scientific research and findings on issues such as forest and fire management, biological diversity and ecologically-based restoration as part of the WildWest Institute's on-going efforts to ensure that the best available science guides the management of our public lands.

Implementation of National Fire Plan treatments near the wildland-urban interface in the western United States. More >>

Multi-Season Climate Synchronized Historical Fires in Dry Forests More >>

Effects of fire exclusion on forest structure and composition in unlogged ponderosa pine/Douglas-fir forests More >>

Re-examining fire severity relations in pre-management era mixed conifer forests: inferences from landscape patterns of forest structure More >>

The legacy of harvest and fire on ecosystem carbon storage in a north temperate forest More >>

An environmental narrative of Inland Northwest United States forests, 1800-2000 More >>

Reburn severity in managed and unmanaged vegetation in a large wildfire More >>

Roadless space of the conterminous United States More >>

Effect of prior disturbances on the extent and severity of wildfires in subalpine forests More >>

New Forest Service study sheds light on long-term effects of logging after wildfire More >>

Watershed impacts of forest treatments to reduce fuels and modify fire behavior More >>

Fire, fuels and restoration of ponderosa pine-Douglas fir forests in the Rocky Mountains More >>