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

Minnesota Wildfire Academy 2019
The Minnesota Wildfire Academy, Itasca Community College (ICC)
June 3, 2019 (All day) to June 7, 2019 (All day)

3rd Annual National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop
Hotel 1620 Harbor
October 21, 2019 (All day) to October 24, 2019 (All day)

Wildland Fire Canada 2019 Conference: New paths, New partnerships
Delta Ottawa City Centre
November 18, 2019 (All day) to November 21, 2019 (All day)