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Wildfires and Humans in the Western United States
Wildfires and Humans in the Western United States
WhenThursday, Oct. 18, 2018, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
WhereWashington State History Museum
1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402
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Wildfires and Humans in the Western United States: A brief history leading to our current (mal)adaptive state

Learn more about wildfires with Maureen C. Kennedy, Assistant Professor in Quantitative Fire at University of Washington Tacoma. She’ll talk about why wildfires are an important component of natural systems. She will overview wildfire and human interactions in the western states and talk about the current state of forest management. We will contemplate a possible future where human beings learn how to coexist with wildfire.

Part of the Scholarly Selections Lecture Series at the Washington State History Museum.

This event is FREE and open to everyone.

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