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

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

IAWF Fire and Climate Conference 2022: Impacts, Issues and Futures
Melbourne, Australia
June 6, 2022 (All day) to June 10, 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)