Webinar: Modern Fires in Ancient Forests

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Thursday, December 10, 2020

12 – 1 PM (Pacific Time)
On Zoom


Dr. Kristen Shive, Director of Science
Sam Hodder, President/CEO

Learn about California’s unprecedented fire season in 2020 and its effects on our iconic coast redwood and giant sequoia forests. Join Save the Redwoods League’s expert fire scientist Dr. Kristen Shive, Director of Science and Sam Hodder, President & Chief Outdoor Enthusiast (CEO) on Thursday, December 10 at 12 PM Pacific Time for a live webinar and Q&A session.

Kristen discusses fire ecology, the impacts of the recent fires across Coast Redwood and Giant Sequoia species, and provide an update on the status of League-owned properties Cascade Creek in the Santa Cruz Mountains and Alder Creek within the Giant Sequoia National Monument.

Sam shares what actions the League is taking to build resilience into the forest; including what the League is planning to do to restore these forests and prepare them for the longer and hotter fire seasons ahead.

For information contact:
Alex Benjamin, Campaign Associate, [email protected] | 415-820-5830

Sam HodderSam Hodder,
President/CEO of Save the Redwoods League

President and Chief Enthusiast for the Outdoors (CEO) of Save the Redwoods League, Sam brings more than 25 years of experience in overseeing land conservation programs from the remote wilderness to the inner city.

Kristen ShiveKristen Shive,
Director of Science of Save the Redwoods League

Kristen joined the League’s staff in 2018 as a Senior Scientist and now serves as Director of Science. She has nearly 20 years of experience in forest and fire management, as well as fire ecology research.