Jefferson Exchange | October 15, 2013
10:39 am
Tue October 15, 2013

When Letting The Forest Burn Is The Best Option

Kerry Metlen talks about fires and how they help forests.

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.

 

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