About Oak Woodlands & Forests Fire Consortium

The Oak Woodlands & Forests Fire Consortium is an exchange for fire science information. Funded by the Joint Fire Science Program, our goal is to increase the availability and consideration of credible fire science information to those making land management decisions.



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Next time you hike or ride the Birdseye Trail in Crawford County, stop and take a look at one of our oak shelterwood sites. It's amazing to see how they develop and change over time. We now have a sign to interpret the forest management occurring here. Without disturbance, the oak-hickory ecosystem will disappear from the landscape of the eastern U.S. leaving the wildlife that have depended on it for food and shelter for millennia in dire straits.Many thanks to our partners:Oak Woodlands and Forests Fire Consortium Ruffed Grouse Society American Woodcock SocietyCentral Hardwoods Joint VentureThe Nature Conservancy in Indiana American Bird Conservancy The National Wild Turkey Federation Joint Fire Science Program #GoodFire #publiclands #science ... See MoreSee Less
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