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Highlights is a supplement to our website. We use Highlights to spotlight new publications, announce upcoming events, highlight projects, and share fire science news and other resources related to wildfire in Alaska and other boreal ecosystems.

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News from the JFSP

The Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) annually releases Funding Opportunity Notices (FONs). The most recent FON was released on September 26, 2019, and proposal submissions are due on December 5, 2019.

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The Alaska Reference Database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature. | Search the database »

Featured Photo

A firefighting crew works near Sonoma, Calif., in 2017. Crews like these are often sent around the country during fire season, but fires in Alaska this summer are throwing off the normal expectations. (Stuart Palley for The Washington Post)

Photo from a Washington Post article where AFSC Coordinator Alison York talks wildfires in Alaska. Read the full article here.