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 of AFE and through active involvement can help shape the emerging profession and growing field of fire ecology.

NEW! 2017 AFE Annual Report

Our 2017 Annual Report shares information about membership, partnerships and collaborations, our commitment to increasing diversity, budget allocation, the 2017 Fire Congress, and more.

Videos from 2017 Fire Congress

Videos recordings of the 2017 Fire Congress plenary session presentations and more than 35 presentations from 4 special sessions are now available. Thanks to the presenters and our partners for making this excellent resource available!

Explore the World of Wildand Fire Videos

As part of AFE's Education Committee, the Wildland Fire Education and Training Collaborative (WETC) is producing a video series called The World of Wildland Fire. These free wildland fire instructional videos provide both basic fire science and more advanced wildland fire topics. Several videos have been completed and are now available at www.worldofwildlandfire.com.

Attend Our Upcoming Conferences and Events

Once again, the Association for Fire Ecology and International Association of Wildland Fire will join forces to bring you an enlightening and innovative event! This not to be missed event will be held on the beautiful University campus in Missoula, Montana the week of May 21 - 24, 2018.

Early Registration and the Call for Presentations are open!

Visit the conference website for program information, including workshop and field trip descriptions. 

Read Our Peer-Reviewed Scientific Journal Fire Ecology

Our journal Fire Ecology now has over 610 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.

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