Economics Portal

Definition: With respect to wildland fire, a social science concerned chiefly with description and analysis of the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.
(Merriam-Webster Dictionary/Fire Research And Management Exchange System)

The economics topic page contains resources related to the economic impacts of fire, including, but not limited to, the impacts of prescribed fires and natural wildland fires, the loss of species habitat, and the potential regeneration of resources following fire. This section also includes issues related to funding for fire research and the need for continued research on wildland fire.

Upcoming Events

9th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
November 30, 2021 (All day) to December 4, 2021 (All day)

IAWF Fire and Climate Conference 2022: Impacts, Issues and Futures
May 23, 2022 (All day) to May 27, 2022 (All day)

POSTPONED: DOI Wildland Fire Workshop (online)
September 6, 2022 (All day) to September 7, 2022 (All day)