It’s wildfire season in Alaska. Several fires have already burned in the state, including the largest April fire in a quarter century. How is climate change fueling early season fire conditions and prolonging them through the summer? We’ll hear from state and federal officials about how they coordinate fire response and the outlook for the rest of this season.
HOST: Lori Townsend
Kale Casey, PIO, Alaska Division of Forestry
Beth Ipsen, Public Affairs Specialist, Bureau of Land Management Alaska Fire Season
Monica Nicholson, Fuels Specialist, BLM Fairbanks District Office
Eric Stevens, Fire meteorologist, Alaska Interagency Coordination Center
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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 10 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
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