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  • In memoriam Charles E. Van Wagner (1924-2023)

  • Epic adventure 2023: Measuring fuels coincident with airborne and drone LiDAR at sites across western Canada by Laura Chasmer, Emily Jones, Maxim Okhrimenko, and Chris Hopkinson

  • Characterising historical wildland fire evacuations in Ontario by Kendriah Pearse

  • Towards next-generation fire prediction tools: Reflections on the present and future of LiDAR training in Canada by Emily Friedrich


  • A look back at implementing the danger rating system by Lynn Johnston, Colin McFayden

  • Classifying forest fuels with fuel inventory data in fire-prone ecosystems of Alberta by Nathan Phelps, and Jennifer L. Beverly

  • Grassland fire research database – analysis of the impact of fire on grassland productivity and diversity by Roy Vera-Velez, Dinyar Minocher, Renny Grilz , and Eric G. Lamb

  • Wildfire science in a century of emergencies by Al Pankratz


  • Improved Drought Code Overwintering: Ontario case study by Chelene Hanes, Mike Wotton, Colin McFayden and Patrick Deane

  • CWFIS: The First 25 Years by Richard Carr, Justin Beckers, Peter Englefield, John Little, Brian Simpson, and Bruce Macnab

  • An overview of peat fire research at the Pelican Mountain Research Site by Greg Verkaik

  • Wildfire and Stswecem’c Xget’tem First Nation: Past, present and future by Georgina Preston, and Mike Stefanuk


  • Looking forward to the 2022 fire season by Mike Flannigan

  • Atmospheric river highlights collaboration and future needs by Karley Desrosiers

  • Forest Enhancement Society of British Columbia: helping communities throughout B.C. reduce their wildfire risk by Steve Kozuki

  • First Nations Wildfire Evacuations: A Guide for Communities and External Agencies by Tara K. McGee and Amy Cardinal Christianson

  • Understanding occupational health risks for wildland firefighters by Katie Cornish and Chelsea Pelletier

  • Reconstructing past fire and vegetation dynamics from lake sediments in boreal forests of eastern Canada by Marianne F.S. Vogel, Marion Blache, Dorian M. Gaboriau, Adam A. Ali1, Sébastien Joannin, Hugo Asselin, Laurent Millet, Damien Rius , Pierre Grondin , Yan Boulanger, Martin P. Girardin, Jonathan Boucher, David Gervais, Raphaël D. Chavardès, Yves Bergeron


  • Spring wildfires in Alberta, Canada by Cordy Tymstra, Piyush Jain, Mike Flannigan

  • The 2021 Fire Season by Mike Flannigan

  • Cultural Safety in Wildland Firefighting: Indigenous Perspectives in Canada by Natasha Caverley,

  • Supporting Indigenous-led fire stewardship can help conserve global biodiversity by Kira M. Hoffman, Emma L. Davis, Sara B. Wickham, & Andrew J. Trant

  • Network Team Measures Fire Impacts in the Field and from the Sky by Laura Chasmer & Sandra Kinash


  • Identifying and analyzing spatial and temporal patterns of lightning-ignited wildfires in western Canada from 1981-2018 by Olivia Aftergood

  • Growth in unprecedented times: Network progress by Sandra Kinash

  • Wildfire research in North Central BC by Evelyn Hamilton

  • Data cubes for Canadian Wildfires (DCCW): Summarizing a fire using data for analysis, modelling, and situational awareness by Xue Yan Chan, Piyush Jain, and Dan Thompson

  • Mitigating wildfire risk through municipal land use planning: Alberta survey by Elise Gatti


  • Mountain Pine Beetle and Fire by Hugh Wallace

  • The Canadian Wildfire NSERC Strategic Network by Sandra Kinash

  • Biochar amendment positively effects the growth of ectomycorrhizal pinus Banksiana in microcosm by Michelle Mausolf

  • The Miramichi Fire: A History by Alan MacEachern


  • Climate change adaptation for wildland fire and ecosystem management: Conversations and strategies by Ellen Whitman

  • Canadian Smoke Forum by Jeff Eyamie

  • Wildland Fire Canada Conference 2019 by Mike Wotton

  • Supporting worker health and wellness through research: Ongoing initiatives in British Columbia involving wildland firefighting by Natasha Broznitsky

  • Barriers to FireSmart Development: Social science project kicks off with province-wide surveys to municipalities by Elise Gatti

  • A New Vision for the CIFFC Fire Science Committee by Maria Sharpe

  • A New Reality: Fire Management and the COVID-19 Pandemic by Mike Flannigan and Renée Beaulac


  • Verdant Fire Case Study by Kiera Macauley

  • PyroLife project kicks off: an ambitious Innovation Training Network on wildfires by Celia Conde & Dr.Cathelijne Stoof 

  • Strategic planning at CIFFC: the next three years by Maria Sharpe

  • From books to blaze, and back again: Gaining a well-rounded education in fire management by Kate Bezooyen


  • Canada's Blueprint for wildland fire science by Chris Stockdale and Stacey Sankey

  • Wildfires will only get worse unless we learn how to live with them by Lynn Johnston, Alan Cantin, Joshua Johnston, Natasha Jurko, and Mike Flannigan

  • Caribou Lake Fire Case Study: Focus on weather by Maria Sharpe

  • WildFireSat: A new Canadian wildfire monitoring satellite system on the horizon by Joshua Johnston and Helena van Mierlo

  • NSERC Connect: Building a Wildfire Management Network by Mike Flannigan

  • To leave or not to leave: Understanding indigenous experience of evacuation in Canada by Tara McGee

  • Global fire challenges in a warming world by François-Nicolas Robinne

  • National Smoke Forum - Ottawa, November 2019 by Ginny Marshall


  • Exploring mulching treatment intensity: Productivity trials and fire behaviour by Steve Hvenegaard

  • Wildfires will only get worse unless we learn how to live with them by Mike Wotton and Mike Flannigan

  • A proposed experimental methodology for assessing the effects of biophysical properties and energy content on live fuel flammability by Oleg Melnik

  • Not the new normal: an AI approach to BC wildfires by Matt Toner


  • What's on tap for the 2018 wildfire season by Mike Flannigan

  • Pelican Mountain FireSmart Fuel Management Research Site by Dave Schroeder

  •  Current research on Canada’s interface areas by Lynn M. Johnston

  • Windrow burning in aspen - can we shift burning to the fire season? by Greg Baxter .....

  • Ember Award for Excellence in Wildland FireScience, 2017 Recipient: Brian Stocks by Mike Wotton, Mike Flannigan and Bill de Groot 


  • The 2017 Canadian Wildfire Season by Mike Flannigan

  • Appropriate response - Ontario’s strategic approach to wildland fire by Colin McFayden and Den Boychuk

  • Building a Blueprint - a renewed future for wildland fire science in Canada by Stacey Sankey

  • Canadian Partnership for Wildland Fire Science Second Biennial Wildfire Science and Technology Retreat by Dan Thompson

  • Return to Flame: Reasons for Burning in Lytton First Nation, British Columbia by Michael Lewis, Amy Christianson and Marsha Spinks

  • Edmonton smoked in by BC wildfires, July 19-20, 2017 - a case study by Dan McLennan and Al Pankratz

  • Gradual landscape anthropization and its effect on the pyrogeography of Alberta by François-Nicolas Robinne

  • Interpolating daily precipitation to improve fire danger rating in Alberta, Canada: which methods are best? byXinli Cai

  • An early warning system for forecasting human-caused fire activity using satellite-observed greenness by Paul Pickell, Nicholas Coops, Colin Ferster, Chris Bater, Karen Blouin, Mike Flannigan and Jinkai Zhang

  • Wildland Fire Canada 2016 award winners


  • Introducing the Canadian Partnership for Wildland Fire Science by Mike Flannigan

  • PyroCb: A Volcano-like Firestorm Sending Smoke into the Stratosphere by Mike Fromm

  • The Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre - Roles and Activities by Kim G. Connors

  • Wildfire Remote Sensing Workshop, 20 – 22 June 2017 in Montreal, Québec by Helena van Mierlo

  • Moisture Changes from Sprinkler-watering by Devon Barnes, Greg Baxter, and Eric Miller


  • The Fort McMurray Wildfire: By the Numbers by Mike Flannigan, and Cordy Tymstra

  • Departed Fire Regime Conditions from Historical References are Raising Concerns in Southern Alberta by Marie-Pierre Rogeau

  • Impact of the 2010 Russian Wildfires on Moscow’s Air Quality by David Lavoué and Aika Davis

  • Comprehensive FireSmart® Implementation: More than Just Forest Fuel Management by Kelly Johnston

  • FireWork – A Canadian Operational Air Quality Forecast Model with Near-Real-Time Biomass Burning Emissions by Radenko Pavlovic, et al.

  • Fire Behaviour Observations from a Significant Mountain Wildfire in West Central Alberta by Kelsy Gibos


  • Letters From the Editors by Al Pankratz and Mike Flannigan

  • The Edmonton PM10 event - July 16, 2014 by Blair Morrow, Brian Luzny and Al Pankratz

  •  Ventilation Forecasting by Al Pankratz

  • Increasing Wildfire Growth Modelling Decision Support Using Ensemble Weather Forecasts Over the Province of Alberta, Canada by Brett Moore

  • Ensemble Lightning Prediction Models for Alberta, Canada by Karen Blouin


  • A Report on the Halifax National Smoke Forum, October 14, 2014 by Steve Sakiyama, Al Pankratz, Brian Simpson and Kerry Anderson

  • The Northwest Territories Up In Smoke: the summer of 2014 by Al Pankratz, Dave Fox and Matt Seaboyer

  • Integrative Wildland Fire & Smoke Modeling: Case Study of a Labrador Smoke Plume Reaching Greenland by David Lavoué


  • Preliminary Agenda - National Smoke Forum, Halifax , October 10, 2014

  • Towards Establishing a National Forum on Smoke Forecasting in Canada by Brian Stocks

  • Stereoscopic Retrieval of Smoke Plume Heights and Motion from Space-Based Multi‑angle Imaging, Using the MISR INteractive eXplorer (MINX) by David Nelson and Ralph Kahn

  • Wildfire Smoke from Start to Finish by Al Pankratz, David Lavoué and Aika Davis


  • Synoptic Atmospheric Transport of Wildfire Smoke Plumes to Greenland by David Lavoué

  • Wildland Fire Canada 2012 Conference - Part 1 by Al Pankratz

  • Wildland Fire Canada 2012 Conference - Part 2 by Peter Murphy

  • Wildland Fire Canada 2012 Conference - Part 3 by Brian Stocks

  • Manitoba Health-Office of Disaster Management’s Emerging Work on the Wildland Fire Smoke Portfolio by Barbara Crumb and Darlene Oshanski

  • BlueSky Canada - Part 1 by Steve Sakiyama

  • BlueSky Canada - Part 2 by Kerry Anderson

  • BlueSky Canada - Part 3  by Roland Stull and Roland Schigas

  • BlueSky Canada - Part 4 by Jed Cochrane


  • Photographs of the 2011 Slave Lake Fire by Kevin Parkinson

  • Megafires: Reality or Hype? by Al Pankratz

  • AQHI Event over the Southern Prairies, Sept. 9-11, 2011 by Justin Shaer

  • The Western Canada BlueSky Wildfire Smoke Forecasting System: Continued Development, Evaluation, and  Operation by Steve Sakiyama

  • Western Partnership for Wildland Fire Science by Mike Flannigan

  • Evaluation of the BlueSky Smoke Forecasting System and Its Utility for Public Health Protection in BC by Jiayun Yao


  • Identification of Smoke Plumes from Satellite Images by Victoria Wan, Charmaine B. Dean, W. John Braun, and Sarah Henderson

  • Photo Essay: Smoke Over Southern British Columbia, July 30, 2010, by Al Pankratz, and Liz Pankratz

  • The Great Alberta Smokeout of 2010 by Blair Morrow, Curtis Mooney, and Al Pankratz

  • Forest Fire Smoke in Saskatchewan during the Summer of 2010 by David Lavoué


  • Canadian Wildland Fire Conference 2010 Report by Al Pankratz

  • International Conference on Open Burning and the Arctic: Summary and Conclusions by David McCabe, Elena Kobets, and conference participants

  • Forecast Support to BORTAS-A (2010): Predicting Forest Fire Smoke Plumes over Nova Scotia by David Waugh et al.

  • The Western Canada BlueSky Wildfire Smoke Forecasting System Pilot: A Successful Launch by Steve Sakiyama

  • Quebec Wildfires Spread Smoke to Eastern Canada and New England by David Lavoué


  • Conference Notes: AWMA ACE 2010 by Al Pankratz

  • Fuel-type mapping for the CWFIS: Past, Present, and Future by Brian Simpson, Peter Englefield, and Kerry Anderson

  • Impact of the 2003 Forest Fires on Air Quality in Western Canada by David Lavoué

  • Air Quality Sampling during 2003 Prescribed Burns in Banff National Park; Part 2 by Brian Wiens


  • Quantifying wildfire emissions across North America with the Wildland Fire Emissions Information System  by Nancy HF French

  • Modelling the Interannual Variability of Black Carbon Emitted from Boreal and Temperate Wildland Fires by David Lavoué

  • Fire Emissions in Central Siberia by Douglas J. McRae, Susan G. Conard, Steve P. Baker, Yuri N. Samsonov and Galina A. Ivanova

  • The ARCTAS Intensive Ozonesonde Network Study (ARC-IONS) by David W. Tarasick, Anne M. Thompson and Samuel J. Oltmans


  • Prometheus: the Canadian Wildland Fire Growth Simulation Model by Neal McLoughlin

  • Black Carbon Records of 19th Century North American Fire Emissions in Greenland Ice Cores by David Lavoué

  • Air Quality Sampling during 2003 Prescribed Burns in Banff National Park: Part 1 by Brian Wiens


  • ARCTAS: The Perfect Smoke by Amber J. Soja, Brian Stocks, Paul Maczek, Mike Fromm, Rene Servranckx, Merritt Turetsky and Brian Benscoter

  • The International Workshop on Advances in Operational Weather Systems for Fire Danger Rating by Michael Brady

  • Wildfire Smoke Forecasting for British Columbia and Alberta: The Bluesky Western Canada Extension Pilot Project - Update on Progress by Steve Sakiyama

  • Calculating Canadian Wildfire Emissions for Historical Analysis and Air Quality Forecasting Purposes byDavid Lavoué

  • Revisiting the 1950 Great Smoke Pall by Robert Field


  • A Smoke Forecasting System for British Columbia and Alberta: The BlueSky Western Canada Extension Pilot Project by Steve Sakiyama

  • Fire Smoke and Human Health by Sarah Henderson and Michael Brauer

  • Agricultural Burning in Manitoba by Andrew Nadler

  • Where There's Fire, There's Smoke by Kerry Anderson

  • Biomass Burning Plumes Observed with the Dalhousie Raman Lidar by Thomas J. Duck, Lucy Crawford, Jonathan Doyle, Steve Beauchamp, and Ray Hoff

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