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Pacific Wildland Fire
Sciences Laboratory
400 N. 34th St.
Suite 201
Seattle, WA 98103

(206) 732-7800

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Our mission is to generate and communicate scientific knowledge that helps people understand and
make informed choices about people, natural resources, and the environment.

The Pacific Wildland Fire Sciences Lab is one of ten research labs located in Washington, Oregon and Alaska that make up the Pacific Northwest (PNW) Research Station. The PNW Research Station is part of the Research Branch of the US Forest Service and is one of eight Forest Service research facilities throughout the United States.

The PNW Research Station is a group of about 522 scientists, professionals, technicians, administrative staff employees, and research managers. Station expertise is in biological, physical, and social science.

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Where we get our funding...
The PNW Research Station is supported by two funding sources. The largest part of our funding comes from federal appropriations. Our other funding source is direct client support, which comes from various organizations needing scientific information.


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