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

Tribal Forestry Student Summit: Investing in the Future of Tribal Forest Resources Management and Wildland Fire
Northern Arizona University du Bois Conference Center
October 12, 2022 (All day) to October 14, 2022 (All day)

IX International Conference on Forest Fire Research and 17th International Wildland Fire Safety Summit
Coimbra, Portugal
November 11, 2022 (All day) to November 18, 2022 (All day)

5th National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop - Asheville, NC
DoubleTree Asheville Biltmore
November 14, 2022 (All day) to November 18, 2022 (All day)