We often regard fire as an agent of destruction, but to nature, it can be an agent of necessary change.
Learn how fire is managed in a remote island wilderness.
Fire plays an important role in shaping Isle Royale's natural and human history over time.
Fire of 1936
The Fire of 1936 had a more profound effect on the vegetation and animal life of Isle Royale than any other single historical event.
Isle Royale is home to three historic fire towers.
Wildland fire has its own set of complex terminology used throughout all fire management activities.
Isle Royale wildfire related photos.
Last updated: September 13, 2023