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

Postponed until 2021 - 2020 International Boreal Forest Research Association Conference
Fairbanks, AK
September 8, 2020 (All day) to September 11, 2020 (All day)

Save the Date: IAFC's Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Conference 2020
November 2, 2020 (All day) to November 6, 2020 (All day)