- How the burn affected the Yakama Nation, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, WA Dept. of Natural Resources and private timberlands;
- What restoration, rebuilding, salvage logging, and other work is being planned or is already underway;
- Which management strategies are being contemplated for future wildfires.
A free public program with panel speakers and audience participation. This fire was one of the largest fires in the area in recent history. You can see some images and the Wildfire Magazine story I did on the fire at this link: http://wildfiremagazine.org/
Friday, December 11th, 7:00 – 9 p.m.
Columbia High School Library
1455 NW Bruin Country Rd. (off NW Loop Dr.), White Salmon, WA, 98672
Steve Andringa, Administrative Forester, Yakama Nation
Mark Nuetzmann, Wildlife Biologist, Yakama Nation
Mose Jones-Yellin, District Ranger, Mt.Adams Ranger District, USFS
Jessica Hudec, Fire Ecologist, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, USFS
Ken McNamee, Manager, Southeast Region Alpine District, WA Dept. of Natural Resources
Albert Durkee, Forester, Southeast Region, WA Dept. of Natural Resources
Jay McLaughlin, Forester, Executive Director, Mt. Adams Resource Stewards
Darryl Lloyd, FOMA Conservation Chair, “A Geographic Overview of the Burn”
Jurgen Hess, FOMA board member, Moderator