Living with Fires – November 4 at 4 PM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUm1Q7Ynsfw

On November 4 a joint meeting of the Futures and Symposium groups was held on Living with Fire.  Our speaker/discussion leader was Dr. Sasha Berleman.  Dr. Berleman is the Bay Area’s expert in Forest Fire Management and spoke on the topic.  The reality is that California’s forests are tinderboxes and need to be managed differently – one of her main areas of focus is prescribed burns.  The difficult thing is that there will be ongoing fires, but California can learn how to move forward and live with that reality.

You can also view the meeting Symposium website.
Go to http://oakmontsundaysymposium.org/live

To join the Zoom meeting, email us at futureoakmont@gmail.com to get the sign-in information.

Here is a video prepared by Dr. Berleman:
https://vimeo.com/showcase/7628404 password “nature”

And two recent articles:From WIRED magazine:
https://www.wired.com/story/west-coast-california-wildfire-infernos/

From the SF Chronicle:
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.sfchronicle.com/california-wildfires/amp/Napa-and-Sonoma-are-burning-again-Here-s-why-15603924.php

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