Paul M Woodard


Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Renewable Resources Dept



Job/Research Area: Forest fire management and science 


  • 2002 - Tree of Life Award - Canadian Institute of Forestry/Rocky Mountain Section 
  • 2002 - Ed and Peggy Tyrchniewicz Award for Innovation in Teaching, awarded to the Introductory Forestry Field School Team 
  • 1997 and 1998 - Awards of Merit - United Way 
  • 2005 - Canadian Forestry Achievement Award (CIF/IFC)


Major Responsibilities/Research Interests: Recent research has focused on the historical role of fire in the southern Rocky Mountain ecosystem and white spruce regeneration after fire in the Boreal forests of Alberta. 


Large fire cost review for FY2009. A report submitted to the Secretary of Agriculture by the Guidance Group, Inc. of Eatonville, Washington
Author(s): Woodard, P.M. et al
Publication Date: 2010
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Minimum requirements for wildfire investigations
Author(s): Woodard, P.M.
Publication Date: 2008
Publication: For. Chron.
Volume: 84
Page Numbers: 375-377

Extended Abstracts from the Human Dimensions of Wildland Fire Conference, 10/23-25, 2007, Fort Collins, Colorado
Author(s): McCaffrey, S, P. Woodard, M. Robinson, compilers
Publication Date: 2007
Publication: International Association of Wildland Fire
Page Numbers: 137

Splitting in fire-killed trees in the boreal forest of Alberta
Author(s): Nakamura, N., P.M.
Publication Date: 2003
Publication: Northern Journal of Applied Forestry
Volume: 20
Issue: 4
Page Numbers: 167-174

Multi-resource effects of a stand-replacement prescribed fire in the Pinus contorta- Abies lasiocarpa vegetation zone of central Washington
Author(s): Tiedemann, A.R., and P.M. Woodard
Publication Date: 2002
Publication: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-535. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station
Page Numbers: 26

Soil disturbance and the potential for erosion after mechanical site preparation
Author(s): Alcazar, Jorge, R.L. Rothwell, and P.M. Woodard
Publication Date: 2002
Publication: North. J. Appl. For.
Volume: 19
Issue: 1
Page Numbers: 5-13

A Book Review (A Painter’s Year in the Forests of Bhutan, 2001, by A.K. Hellum)
Author(s): Woodard, P.M.
Publication Date: 2001
Publication: J. For.
Volume: 99
Issue: 7
Page Numbers: 50

Burn safely
Author(s): Quintilio, S., and P.M. Woodard
Publication Date: 2001
Publication: Cattlemen
Volume: 64
Issue: 5
Page Numbers: 28-29

Fire in the woods – wildfire has shaped our northern boreal forests
Author(s): Woodard, P.M.
Publication Date: 2001
Publication: The Western Woodlot Conservationist
Issue: September
Page Numbers: 24