Fire Research Development and Application Committee (FRDAC)
The Fire Research Development and Application Committee (FRDAC) represents the Alaska Wildland Fire Coordinating Group (AWFCG) in identifying fire management research needs, facilitating co-production of solutions, and integrating new developments and technologies into fire management decisions. The committee is a link between fire managers and research institutions.
Membership of the FRDAC includes one representative from each AWFCG member agencies: Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry; Alaska Department of Fish and Game; Bureau of Indian Affairs; Bureau of Land Management; National Park Service; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; USDA Forest Service, and a Native organization, currently represented by Chugachmiut.
The FRDAC works closely with the Alaska Fire Science Consortium and other research institutions in organizing fire science delivery.