Contact HDFSS

    This website offers the wildland fire manager the latest and best fire science to support all aspects of wildland fire planning, management, and policy-making that involve people.

    In addition to the content on this site, HDFSS offers several methods to assist you.
    First, visit our Frequently Asked Questions to see if your question has been answered.
    If not, use the Contact Us form on this page.


    • Ask a Manager - request advice from a fire manager
    • Ask a Scientist - request advice from a fire social scientist
    • HDFSS Teams - for information about participating on a team
    • Request a Service - ask for help with applied fire social sciences and the other human dimensions of wildland fire management (see a list of services)
    • Suggestion Box - suggest improvements or new content for this site

    The form is sent to:

    Project Manager
    Ronald W. Hodgson, PhD

    Sponsor's Representative
    Pamela J. Jakes, Ph.D.
    USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station
    1992 Folwell Avenue
    St. Paul, MN 55108