Nonprofit journalism group sponsors forum on impacts of 2017 fire season

By Dennis Bragg
October 24, 2017
Category: Forestry
Region: United States, US West

MISSOULA – A new nonprofit journalism group is bringing a panel of fire managers and experts together to discuss lessons we learned about “living with fire” in the wake of Montana’s vicious 2017 fire season. While the just concluded fire season didn’t have the intensity of the fierce fires Montana experienced in 2000, it was still the most impactful in a decade, with more than a million acres torched statewide. Tuesday night, the new online magazine “Treesource” is assembling a panel of experts for a public forum to discuss this past fire season, and what it forecasts for the future. 

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