WESTFIRE – Western Forest Fire Research Center

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The Western Forest Fire Research Center (WESTFIRE) is based at Colorado State University. The center promotes interdisciplinary solutions to Colorado’s and the Nation’s most pressing fire management problems. We seek and promote scientifically vetted solutions to fuels management, ecosystem restoration, suppression and rehabilitation.

Contact Information

Western Forest Fire Research Center (WESTFIRE)
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523
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Doug Rideout

Director
Professor
Forest Economics
Phone: (970) 491-7234

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Chad Hoffman

Director
Associate Professor
Fire Science
Phone: (970) 491-1338

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Courtney Schultz

Co-Director
Associate Professor
Natural Resource Policy
Phone: (970) 491-6556

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Yu Wei

Co-Director
Professor
Forest Management
Wildland Fire Decision Support
Phone: (970) 491-2959