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Travel, Research, and Education Experience (TREE) Grant Program for Students in Wildland Fire Science and Management
Application deadline: August 15, 2013

Watch a video about the UM prescribed fire practicum's work with The Nature Conservancy in Georgia. Each wintersession, students and faculty spend three weeks restoring longleaf pine forests with prescribed fire in this three-credit experiential learning course.

Find out more about our Student Association of Fire Ecology and Management Chapter. They participate in local prescribed burns, hold monthly meetings, participate in networking events with local fire professionals, and work on other joint projects and research. Send an email to

Fire Sciences and Management Links

CFC Fire Links
Prescribed Fire Practicum

Undergrad research about wildland fire

Fire Intelligence Module

The National Center for Landscape Fire Analysis in the College of Forestry and Conservation works with students and land managers to develop technology, applications, and research to aid fire management.

Missoula Fire Links
The Southwest Montana Wildland Fire Training Center offers a full training curriculum on the UM campus and UM's College of Technology hosts a two-year structural fire and rescue program.

Fire Sciences Laboratory is located in Missoula, as is the Missoula Technology Development Center, the Northern Rockies Coordination Center, a Regional Office (Region 1), a Forest Supervisor’s Office (Lolo), and the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute