Welcome to the CNPS Wildfire Research Database

Search here to find research papers covering many wildfire topics, including: fire severity, effects of wildfire on ecosystems, strategies to reduce the severity of wildfires, and strategies to protect natural and human communities.

Upload a paper of your own
To add a research paper to the database please fill out the Research Paper Upload form.  Please feel free to submit studies relevant to all areas of conservation interest as our goal is to expand this database to cover a comprehensive range of topics.

How to use this page
Clicking a record will show an Outline of the study, a brief Summary, Relevance (validity), as well as a citation and links to a detailed annotation and to the full text of the study.* Check out our Search Tips and Glossary of Search Terms.

*We have done our best to provide active links to the studies reviewed in this database, however some links may have changed and some studies may be behind a paywall, if you need assistance accessing an article please contact the Conservation Program staff.