Doug Parsons hosts Dr. Brandon Collins, an adjunct professor at UC Berkeley and the lead scientist at Berkeley Forests. As wildfires rage in the Western U.S., why are some areas more prone to out of control fires than others? Brandon explains the ecology of western forests and some of the management options to mitigate against these extreme events. We also discuss the growing impact of climate change on these catastrophic fires and why the land management of a hundred years ago is making it harder for these landscapes to adapt to climate change.
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