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Fort Collins, Colo., Dec 1, 2021— Theresa “Terrie” Jain, PhD, research forester with the USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, is widely regarded for her passionate commitment to working with forest managers and natural resource specialists.
This announcement was written and issued by our partner, Intermountain West Joint Venture.
FORT COLLINS, Colo., Oct 20, 2021—Growing up in Morocco, exploring the outdoors, and reading encyclopedias in lieu of television—these were the childhood roots leading to the growth of a celebrated grassland scientist. Paulette Ford, Ph.D., was deeply passionate about the ecology of the Southwest and excited that her research offered her opportunities to travel the world and encourage young scientists onto a similar path.
Fort Collins, Colo., Oct. 20, 2021— After several years of intense fires across the west, scientists have been working to develop new methods to support decision making.
FORT COLLINS, Colo., October 15, 2021— Rocky Mountain Research Station scientist Patty Champ will help co-produce a framework for research on fuels treatments in four communities in the Arctic through a new National Science Foundation grant.
This news release was initially issued by our partners at the University of Montana with information about a publication and new online tool co-authored and developed by a team of scientists, including RMRS research ecologist, Sean Parks. The original news release is available online here. 
This news release about the upcoming National Fire Prevention Week was published in conjunction with partners listed below.  Please watch for information on social media from a consortium of partners working to help build understanding and awareness of the potential benefits of fire to the landscape and how to prevent damaging fires to homes and natural resources.
This news release was published by our partners at Oregon State University with information about a publication co-authored by scientists from OSU and RMRS. The original news release is available online: 
FORT COLLINS, Colo., June 10, 2021— The USDA Forest Service responds to every wildfire with the safety of the public and firefighters as the highest priority. Safety is a core value of the USDA Forest Service, and over the years several safety initiatives informed by employee feedback have shaped the agency’s organizational culture. 
Today, USDA Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen honored winners of the 2020 National Rise to the Future Awards for Fisheries, Hydrology, Air, Soil Science, and Wildlife. Dr. Peter Robichaud of the Rocky Mountain Research Station was recognized for his outstanding contributions in post-fire watershed stabilization efforts, earning him the Jim Sedell Research Achievement Award.