When Letting The Forest Burn Is The Best Option

Oct 15, 2013

Fire helped create the forests of our region, but we've spent more than a century working very hard to stop fires from either starting or spreading. 

Credit PNW #2 IMTeam

That has changed in recent years, but it's not an overnight process. 

Forest ecologist Kerry Melten is part of the team working to make the Ashland Watershed more fire-resilient. 

He'll join us prior to a "pub talk" set up by ScienceWorks on the issue this evening in Medford.