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A conceptual framework for predicting teroemperate ecosystem sensitivity to human impacts on fire regimes. 2013. McWethy, D. et al. Global Ecol and Biogeog 22(8): 900–912. Link

Biomass and fire dynamics in a temperate forest-grassland mosaic: Integrating multi-species herbivory, climate, and fire with the FireBGCv2/GrazeBGC system. 2015. Riggs, et al. Ecol Modelling 296: 57-78. Link

Case Study: High Reliability Organizing and Prescribed Fire on the Boise [Idaho] National Forest. 2008. Olson, D. and D. Dether. Fire Mgmt Today 68(2): 32-34. Link.

Comparing historical and current wildfire regimes in the [US] Northern Rocky Mountains using a landscape succession model. 2015. Zhao, F. et al. Forest Ecol and Mgmt 343: 9-21. Link. 

Detecting Forest Damage after a Low-Severity Fire using Remote Sensing at Multiple Scales. 2015. Arnett, J. et al. Internat J of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinfo 35: Part B: 239–246. Link

Differentiating mixed- and high-severity fire regimes in mixed-conifer forests of the Canadian Cordillera. 2015. Marcoux, H. et al. Forest Ecol and Mgmt 341: 45-58. Link

Drivers of Wildfire Suppression Costs: Literature Review and Annotated Bibliography. 2015. Ellison, A. et al. Ecosystem Workforce Program, WP 53. Link

High-severity fire corroborated in historical dry forests of the western US: response to Fulé et al.2014. Williams, M. and W. Baker. Global Ecol and Biogeog 23(7): 831–835. Link

Native and exotic plant species respond differently to wildfire and prescribed fire as revealed by meta-analysis. 2015. Alba, C. et al. J of Veg Sci 26(1): 102- 113. Link

Past and Present Vulnerability of Closed-Canopy Temperate Forests to Altered Fire Regimes: A Comparison of the Pacific Northwest, New Zealand, and Patagonia. 2015. Whitlock, K. et al. BioSci 65(2): 151-163. Link

Post-wildfire Soil Trajectory Linked to Pre-fire Ecosystem Structure in Douglas-Fir Forest. 2015. Homman, P. et al. Ecosystems 18(2): 260-273. Link

Prescribed fire effects on resource selection by cattle in mesic sagebrush steppe. Part 1: Spring grazing. 2014. Clark, P. et al. J of Arid Environ 100-101: 78-88. Link.

Regional projections of the likelihood of very large wildland fires under a changing climate in the contiguous Western US. 2014. Stavros, N. et a. Climatic Chg 126(3-4): 455-468. Link

Relative effects of climate change and wildfires on stream temperatures: a simulation modeling approach in a Rocky Mountain watershed. 2014. Holsinger, L. et al. Climatic Chg 124(1-2): 191-206. Link

Social science research on Indigenous wildfire management in the 21st century and future research needs. 2015. Christianson, A. Internat J of Wildland Fire 24(2): 190-200. Link

Spatially extensive reconstructions show variable-severity fire and heterogeneous structure in historical western US dry forests. 2012. Williams, M. and W. Baker. Global Ecol and Biogeog 21(10): 1042–1052. Link

Spatially and socially segmenting private landowner motivations, properties, and management: A typology for the wildland urban interface. 2015. Nielsen-Pincus, M. et al. Landscape and Urban Planning 137:1-12. Link

Spatio-temporal variation of surface shortwave forcing from fire-induced albedo change in interior Alaska. 2015. Huang, S. et al. CJFR 45(3): 276-285. Link

The fire history of a 416-year-old western larch tree in southeastern British Columbia. 2008. Hall, M. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 9(2): 5–10. Link.

Understanding social impact from wildfires: advancing means for assessment. 2015. Paveglio, T. et al. Internat J of Wildland Fire 24(2): 212-224. Link

Unsupported inferences of high-severity fire in historical dry forests of the western US: response to Williams and Baker. 2014. Fulé, P. et al. Global Ecol and Biogeog 23(7): 825–830. Link

Toward a more ecologically informed view of severe forest fires. 2016. Hutto, R. et al. Ecosphere 7(2). Link.

Fire legacies impact conifer regeneration across environmental gradients in the US northern Rockies. 2016. Kemp, K. et al. Landscape Ecol 31(3): 619-636. Link.

Wildfire and water quality: processes, impacts and challenges. 2012. Stone M.et al (editors). Internat Assn of Hydrol Sci, Publication 354. Link

Future burn probability in south-central BC. 2016. Wang, X. et al. Internat J of Wildland Fire 25(2): 200-212. Link.

Post-wildfire debris flows in southern BC, Canada. 2016. Jordan, P. Internat J of Wildland Fire 25(3): 322-336. Link.

Altered mixed-severity fire regime has homogenised montane forests of Jasper National Park. 2016. Chavardès, R. and L.. Daniels. Internat J of Wildland Fire 25(4): 433-444. Link.

Assessing the impacts of federal forest planning on wildfire risk mitigation in the Pacific Northwest, USA. 2016. Ager, A. et al. Landscape and Urban Planning 147: 1-17. Link.

Tree mortality based fire severity classification for forest inventories: A Pacific Northwest national forests example. 2016. Whittier, T. and A. Gray. Forest Ecol and Mgmt 359: 199-209. Link.

A Global Index for Mapping the Exposure of Water Resources to Wildfire. 2016. Robinne, F-N. et al. Forests 7(1): 22. Link.

Prescribed fire does not promote outbreaks of a primary bark beetle at low-density populations. 2016. Tabacaru, C. et al. J of Applied Ecol 53(1): 222-232. Link.

Wildfire may increase habitat quality for spring Chinook salmon in the Wenatchee River subbasin, WA, USA. 2016. Flitcroft, R. et al. Forest Ecol and Mgmt 359: 126-140. Link.

Tree mortality and structural change following mixed-severity fire in Pseudotsuga forests of Oregon’s western Cascades, USA. 2016. Dunn, C. and J. Bailey. Forest Ecol and Mgmt 365: 107-118. Link.

Scanning the Future of Wildfire: Resilience Ahead…Whether We Like It or Not? 2016. Clark, R. NW Fire Sci Consortium, Fire Sci Digest 22. Link.

The effects of climate change and extreme wildfire events on runoff erosion over a mountain watershed. 2016. Gould, G. et al. J of Hydrol 536: 74-91. Link.

Synthesis of knowledge of extreme fire behavior: Volume 2 for fire behavior specialists, researchers, and meteorologists. 2016. Werth, P. et al. US-FS PNW Research Stn PNW-GTR-891. Link and Link.

Wildfire extent and severity correlated with annual streamflow distribution and timing in the Pacific Northwest, USA (1984–2005). 2012. Holden, Z. et al. Ecohydrol 5(5): 677–684.  Link.

Soil Organic Matter: A Sustainability Indicator for Wildfire Control and Bioenergy Production in the Urban/Forest Interface. 2014. Blanco, J. et al. Soil Sci of Amer J 78(S1): S105-S117. Link.

Root Decay and Fire Affect Soil Pipe Formation and Morphology in Forested Hillslopes with Restrictive Horizons. 2014. Leslie, I. et al. Soil Sci of Amer J 78(4): 1448-1457. Link.

Resin duct size and density as ecophysiological traits in fire scars of Pseudotsuga menziesii and Larix occidentalis. 2014. Arbellay, E. et al. Annals of Botany 114(5): 973-980. Link.

Changes in tracheid and ray traits in fire scars of North American conifers and their ecophysiological implications. 2014. Arbellay, E. et al. Annals of Botany 114(2): 223-232. Link.

The real “fire ants”: colony size and body size of workers influence the fate of boreal sand hill ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) after wildfires in Alberta, Canada. 2015. Glasier, J. et al. Cdn Entomol 147(4): 396-404.  Link.

Sediment yields and water quality effects of severe wildfires in southern BC: Wildfire and water quality: processes, impacts and challenges. 2012. Jordan, P. Internat Assn for Hydrol Sci, Pub 354: 25-35. Link.

Muted response of streamflow and suspended sediment flux in a wildfire-affected watershed. 2013. Owens, P. et al. Geomorph 202: 28-39. Link.

Charred forests increase snowmelt: Effects of burned woody debris and incoming solar radiation on snow ablation. 2013. Gleason, K. et al. Geophys Research Letters 40(7): 4654-4661. Link.

Precipitation-driven decrease in wildfires in BC. 2013. Meyn, A. et al. Regional Environ Change 13: 165-177. Link.

Holocene vegetation history and fire regimes of Pseudotsuga menziesii forests in the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, southwestern BC, Canada. 2013. Lucas, J. and T. Lacourse. Quaternary Research 79(3): 366-376. Link.

Holocene climate-fire-vegetation interactions at a subalpine watershed in southeastern BC, Canada. 2014. Courtney, C. et al. Quaternary Research 81(2): 228–239. Link.

Climate change and vulnerability of bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) in a fire-prone landscape. 2015. Falke, J. et al. Cdn J of Fish and Aquat Sci 72(1): 304-318. OTHER KEYWDS: listed spp. Link.

Wildland Fuel Fundamentals and Applications. 2015. Keane, R. Springer. Link.

Influence of tree species on continental differences in boreal fires and climate feedbacks. 2015. Rogers, B. et al. Nature Geosci 8: 228-234. Link.

A burning problem: social dynamics of disaster risk reduction through wildfire mitigation. 2015. Charnley et al. Human Organization. Link

Wildland Fire Management Futures: Insights from a Foresight Panel. 2015. Olson et al. US-FS, Northern Research Stn, Gen Tech Rpt. Link

2014 Quadrennial fire review. 2015. Hamilton. Prepared for the US-FS and US Dept of Interior. Link

Detecting unburned areas within wildfire perimeters using Landsat and ancillary data across the northwestern US. 2016. Meddens et al. Remote Sensing of Environ. Link

Multiple Factors Affect [US] Federal-Nonfederal Collaboration, but Action Could Be Taken to Better Measure Progress. 2017. US Govt Accoutability Office. OTHER KEYWDS: fuel mgmt, performance measures, US National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy. Link

A Century Of Wildland Fire Research: Contributions To Long-term Approaches For Wildland Fire Management: A national workshop. 2017. Various authors. US National Academies Press. Link

Sustainability and Wildland Fire: The Origins of [US] Forest Service Wildland Fire Research. 2017. Smith. US-FS Rocky Mtn Research Stn. Link

Effects of climate oscillations on wildland fire potential in the continental US. 2017. Mason et al. Geophys Research Letters. Link

Adapt to more wildfire in western North American forests as climate changes. 2017. Schoennagel et al. PNAS. Link

Historical perspective on the influence of wildfire policy, law, and informal institutions on management and forest resilience in a multiownership, frequent-fire, coupled human and natural system in Oregon, USA. 2017. Steen-Adams et al. Ecol and Society. Link

Time since prior wildfire affects subsequent fire containment in black spruce. 2017. Beverly. Internat J of Wildland Fire. Link

Multidecadal trends in area burned with high severity in the [Montana-Idaho] Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness Area 1880–2012. 2017. Morgan et al. Internat J Wildland Fire. Link

Effect of particle aging on chemical characteristics, smoldering, and fire behavior in mixed-conifer masticated fuel. 2017. Sikkink et al. Forest Ecol Mgmt. Link


Predicting Live and Dead Tree Basal Area in Bark Beetle-Affected Forests from Discrete-Return LiDAR. 2012. Hudak, A. et al. IN: SilverLaser 2012. Search for “Hudak” in this PDF. for the paper.

Predicting live and dead tree basal area of bark beetle affected forests from discrete-return lidar. 2014. Bright, B. et al. Cdn J of Remote Sensing 39(Supp 1): S99-S111. Link.

Area burned in the western US is unaffected by recent mountain pine beetle outbreaks. 2015. Hart, S. et al. PNAS 112(14): 4375-4380. Link.

Advance regeneration and trajectories of stand development following the mountain pine beetle outbreak in boreal forests of BC. 2015. Cambell, E. and J. Antos. CJFR 45(10): 1327-1337. Link.

Characteristics of forest legacies following two mountain pine beetle outbreaks in BC, Canada. 2015. Alfaro, R. et al. CJFR 45(10): 1387-1396. Link.

Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Mountain Pine Beetle with an Emphasis on Previsual Assessment. 2015. Niemann, O. et al. Cdn J of Remote Sensing 41(3): 191-202. Link.

Influence of bark beetle outbreaks on nutrient cycling in native pine stands in western Canada. 2015. Cigan, P. et al. Plant and Soil 390(1-2): 29-47. Link.


A new approach to evaluate forest structure restoration needs across Oregon and Washington, USA. 2015. Haugo, R. et al. Forest Ecol and Mgmt 335: 37-50. Link

Assessment of timber availability from forest restoration within the Blue Mountains of Oregon. 2008. Rainville, R. et al.. (tech. eds.). US-FS PNW Res Stn, PNW-GTR-752. Link.

Best Management Practices: An Integrated and Collaborative Approach to Native Plant Restoration on Highly Disturbed Sites. 2015. Riley, L. et al. Natural Areas J 35(1): 45-53. Link

Evaluation of Silvicultural Treatments and Biomass Use for Reducing Fire Hazard in Western States. 2006. Skog, K. et al. US-FS Forest Products Lab, FPL–RP–634. Link.

Fuel reduction and forest restoration treatments: Once is not enough. 2008. Thompson, J. US-FS PNW Res Stn, Sci Findings 106. Link.

Has fire suppression increased the amount of carbon stored in western US forests? 2008. Fellows, A. and M. Goulden. Geophysical Research Letters 35: L12404, doi:10.1029/2008GL033965. 

Listening to Ecosystems: Ecological Restoration and the Uniqueness of a Place. 2015. Schaefer, V. and A. Tillmans. Ecol Restor 33(1): 3-9. Link. 

Paying our way: Thinking strategically to offset the cost of reducing fire hazard in western forests. 2008. Mazza, R. US-FS PNW Res Stn, Sci Findings 104. Link.

Paying for Hazardous Fuel Treatments with Revenue from Removed Biomass2006. Skog, K. et al. US-FS Forest Products Lab, TechLine. Link.

Recommendations to promote forest restoration. 2006. Lord, R. et al. IN: Biomass energy and biofuels from Oregon’s forests: Chapter-section 6.3. Prepared for Oregon Forest Resources Institute. Link.

Seed Sourcing for Restoration in an Era of Climate Change. 2015. Havens, K. et al. Natural Areas J 35(1): 122-133. Link.

Tracking Progress: The Monitoring Process Used in Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Projects in the Pacific Northwest. 2015. Demeo, et al. NW Fire Sci Consortium, Ecosystem Workforce Program, WP 54. Link

US Fire Learning Network Field Guide. 2008. Hanford, R. et al. TNC et al. Link.

Wildlife and Cattle Grazing in the East Kootenay.  2008. Forest Practices Bd. Complaint Investigation Report, FPB/IRC/144. Link.

Wood Heat Solutions: A Community Guide to Biomass Thermal Projects. 2008. Kauffman, M. and R. Ojerio. Resource Innovations. Link 1  (2 MB) or  Link 2 (13 MB)

Restoration action and species response: oviposition habits of Plebejus icarioides fenderi (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) across a restoration chronosequence in the Willamette Valley, Oregon, USA. 2013. Carleton, A. and C. Schultz. J of Insect Conserv 5(11): 511-520. Link.

Snow accumulation following forest disturbance. 2012. Boon, S. Ecohydrol 5(3): 279–285. Link.

Characterizing residual structure and forest recovery following high-severity fire in the western boreal of Canada using Landsat time-series and airborne lidar data. 2015. Bolton et al. Remote Sensing of Environ. Link

Continental-scale quantification of post-fire vegetation greenness recovery in temperate and boreal North America. 2017. Yang et al. Remote Sensing of Environ. Link

Forests, People, Fire: Integrating the Sciences to Build Capacity for an “All Lands” Approach to Forest Restoration. 2017. Oliver, Charnley et al. US-FS PNW Research Stn, Sci Findings. Link 


Post-fire mulching for runoff and erosion mitigation. Part I: effectiveness at reducing hillslope erosion rates. 2013. Robinchaud, P. et al. Catena 105: 75–92. Link.

Post-fire mulching for runoff and erosion mitigation Part II: Effectiveness in reducing runoff and sediment yields from small catchments. 2013. Robinchaud, P. et al. Catena 105: 93-111. Link.

Current research issues related to post-wildfire runoff and erosion processes. 2013. Moody, J. et al. Earth-Sci Reviews 22: 10-37. Link.

Post-wildfire natural hazards risk assessment in BC. 2015. Hope, G. et al. BC Govt, Land Mgmt Hdbk 69. Link.


Hillslope erosion two and three years after wildfire, skyline salvage logging, and site preparation in southern Oregon, USA. 2015. Slesak, R. et al.  Forest Ecol and Mgmt 342: 1-7. Link

Modeling the direct effects of salvage logging on long-term temporal fuel dynamics in dry-mixed conifer forests. 2015. Dunn, C. and J. Bailey. Forest Ecol and Mgmt 341: 93-109. Link

Post-fire logging reduces surface woody fuels up to four decades following wildfire. 2015. Peterson, D. et al. Forest Ecol and Mgmt 338: 84-91. Link

Salvage logging and its ecological consequences. 2008. Lindemayer, D., P. Burton, and J. Franklin. CSIRO Publishing and Island Press. Link.

Catchment-scale stream temperature response to land disturbance by wildfire governed by surface–subsurface energy exchange and atmospheric controls. 2014. Wagner, M. et al. J of Hydrol 51: 328-338. Link.

Vegetation Response to Burn Severity, Native Grass Seeding, and Salvage Logging. 2015. Morgan, P. et al. Fire Ecol 11(2): 31-58. Link.

Does post-disturbance salvage logging affect the provision of ecosystem services? A systematic review protocol. 2015. Leverkus, A. et al. Environ Evidence 4: 16. Link.

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