Fire Suppression & Climate Change: A Conversation with George Wuerthner


Tuesday, January 24, 2023    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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About the event:

Join The WWP & RESTORE: The North Woods for a conversation with George Wuerthner. His presentation will provide insights and an overview to the major factors driving large wildfires in the West, and will discuss the ecological importance of these blazes as well as policies that could help to protect communities from such events. 

About George Wuerthner:

George Wuerthner has traveled extensively around the West to monitor and review what factors contributed to large wildfires. He has published 38 books, including two on wildfire ecology: Wildfire A Century of Failed Forest Policy, and Yellowstone–the Fires of Change. He has previously worked for a number of federal agencies as a botanist, backcountry ranger and river ranger. More recently he was the Ecological Projects Director for the Foundation for Deep Ecology and Tompkins Conservation. He is currently ED of Public Lands Media.  

Join us via Zoom Tuesday, January 24, 2023  7:00-8:00pm EST.






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We are thankful to RESTORE: The North Woods for their collaboration with the event. Please visit to learn more and make a donation.