Michael Hazell

How communities can adapt to more frequent, intense wildfires

Blog Post created by Michael Hazell Employee on Nov 15, 2013

With scientists predicting more frequent and severe wildland fires in the coming decades, how do communities prepare for and adapt to this shifting landscape? Faith Ann Heinsch, PhD, a physical scientist at the USDA Forest Service, was the featured speaker at NFPA's Backyards & Beyond conference in Salt Lake City on November 14 and reviewed the science of climate change and projected impacts on wildfires. She also outlined several national strategies already in place. Read more about her presentation.

 

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