Northern Research Station


US Forest Service Northern Research Station

May Feature - Swamped in Science

Big rivers are glamourous, but thousands of miles of streams and the swamps they trickle through on their way to those big rivers are nature’s unheralded workhorses. This month, we feature a scientist, research, a product and a partnership focused on water and its journey through the ecosystem.

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Science of the Seasons

Midewin Interagency Hotshot crew member lights a prescribed fire in the Moquah Barrens of Wisconsin.

In our featured podcast, Jon Yales talks with Jay Charney about the new Hot-Dry-Windy fire weather index.

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