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The Southern Fire Exchange (SFE) is a fire science delivery program in the Southeast.

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Southern Fire Exchange

The Southern Fire Exchange (SFE) is a fire science delivery program in the Southeast, funded by the Joint Fire Science Program in agreement with the United States Forest Service, Southern Research Station. With our key partners, we strive to improve access to and usefulness of southern fire science information and offer opportunities for the fire community to interact and learn from one another.

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Jobs: Resource Management Crew Tech & Burn Crew Tech, NC State Parks

The North Carolina State Parks Resource Management Program is hiring for two positions, Resource Management Crew Technician and Burn Crew Technician. Links to detailed application information are below. View Resource Management Crew Technician information here. View Burn Crew Technician information here.

Recording Available: 2020 Florida Statewide Prescribed Fire Council Meetings

Recorded presentations are now available from the 2020 All Florida Virtual Prescribed Fire Council Meeting hosted by the Southern Fire Exchange, University of Florida, North Florida Prescribed Fire Council, Central Florida Prescribed Fire Council, and the South Florida Interagency Fire Management Council. The three Florida prescribed fire councils normally meet separately in the fall of […]

Headwaters Economics: Structures Destroyed by Wildfires Data Visualization

Headwaters Economics has developed a free data visualization tool that shows state and national structure losses by wildfires over time. The accompanying article argues that structure losses are a more useful metric for understanding wildfire impacts than ‘acres burned.’ Measuring wildfires by assessing ‘acres burned’ does not discern the positive impacts of wildfires in terms […]