“Live From the Field” presents Fire Research Across the Continent

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 

11am – 12pm PST | 2pm – 3pm EST
ONLINE using Zoom platform

How is fire changing landscapes in the United States? Join us for an informal chat with researchers studying fire in California, Arizona, and Florida. Find out who they are, how they got interested in fire, and the research questions they are asking about the effects of increasing wildfire on natural systems.

Archbold Biological Station – Eric Menges, Senior Research Biologist, presenting  Fire effects in Florida scrublands

Pepperwood PreserveMichelle Halbur, Preserve Ecologist, presenting Post-fire recovery of California grasslands 

Southwest ExperimentalAmy Whipple, Associate Professor Biological Sciences; & Garden ArrayKristen Waring, Professor of Silviculture, presenting Genetics of post-fire restoration in Arizona forests  

“Live from the Field” events are part of the Organization of Biological Field Stations (OBFS) Virtual Field Project, an international collaboration prompted by the pandemic to give students virtual field experiences in ecosystems all over the world. Events are informal to give students opportunities to speak with researchers and develop a personal interest in doing research. All are welcome. For more information: Dr. Claudia Luke, Sonoma State University, lukec@sonoma.edu

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