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August Feature - Mitigate Wildfire Risk

In August, firefighters across the country are hard at work fighting wildfire. Research by Northern Research Station scientists aims to provide land managers with information and tools that improve our understanding of fire and fire effects and mitigate wildfire risks. Our work includes building and sharing a dataset that informs local planning for wildfire, demonstrating how social media (Twitter) can help predict air quality during wildfires, and developing reliable and affordable equipment for monitoring fire effects. This month, we feature a scientist, partnership, research and product all focused on mitigating wildfire risk.

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Science of the Seasons

Archery class on the Trees for Tomorrow campus, Eagle River/Florence Ranger District of the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in Wisconsin.

Forest Supervisor from the Chequemegon-Nicolet National Forest talks about recreation in the present and two scientists talk about the future of recreation in the Midwest and Northeast.

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