The Association for Fire Ecology (AFE) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the knowledge and use of fire in land management. Our members include scientists, educators, students, managers, practitioners, policymakers, and interested citizens. Anyone who supports our mission can become a member of AFE and through active involvement can help shape the emerging profession and growing field of fire ecology.

Become Certified through AFE's Certification Programs

We offer certification for individual and for educational institutions.  Check out our Wildland Fire Professional Certification and our Wildland Fire Academic Program Certification.  Deadline to complete your application for certification for this year is September 9.

Attend our upcoming Conferences and Events

Beyond Hazardous Fuels: Managing Fire for Social, Economic, and Ecological Benefits ~ 3rd Southwest Fire Ecology Conference held concurrently with the 1st Applied Fire Science Workshop.  November 28-December 2, 2016.  Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, Tucson, Arizona. USA. Organized by AFE and Southwest Fire Science Consortium.  Visit the Event Website. Download the Event Flyer Here.

FireVision 20/20: A 20 year Reflection and Look into the Future ~ 7th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress held concurrently with the 2nd Applied Fire Science Workshop.  November 28- December 2, 2017.  Orlando, Florida, USA.  Visit the Event Website

Read our Peer-Reviewed Scientific Journal Fire Ecology

Our journal Fire Ecology now has over 580 authors from around the world to its credit. Browse all authors. Fire Ecology is now indexed, so you can easily search through our 10 years of publications. View our index here

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