10 episodes

Discussing the role and history of fire in the Southern Blue Ridge Mountains, Pisgah National Forest, and Linville Gorge

The Fire Learning Trail - Consortium of Appalachian Fire Managers & Scientists Southern Blue Ridge Fire Learning Network

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Discussing the role and history of fire in the Southern Blue Ridge Mountains, Pisgah National Forest, and Linville Gorge

    10 - Learning from Fire

    10 - Learning from Fire

    Daniel Boone National Forest has a lot of fire science happening. In this final episode from Daniel Boone, Jen talks with Dr. Pat Keyser from the University of Tennessee. Pat offers his insights as a fire scientist and they discuss what we know and what we still have to figure out when it comes to fire in eastern Kentucky.

    9 - Restoration by Fire

    9 - Restoration by Fire

    In the second episode from Daniel Boone National Forest, Jen meets with Alison Coons. They discuss how the USDA Forest Service is using fire as a tool to restore Daniel Boone National Forest and how fire helps keep this forest healthy.

    8 - Fire in the Daniel Boone

    8 - Fire in the Daniel Boone

    This is the first of three episodes from Daniel Boone National Forest in eastern Kentucky. Jen talks with Chris Minor from The Nature Conservancy and Jacob Royce from the USDA Forest Service. They cover the basics of this forest's fire history, research, wildfire, and controlled burns.

    7 - Goodfire on the Ground

    7 - Goodfire on the Ground

    In our 2nd episode from Table Rock State Park, Jen talks with Michael Weeks from the South Carolina Forestry Commission. They discuss more details of the Pinnacle Mountain Fire and upcoming plans to put more (good)fire on the ground in Table Rock State Park.

    6 - Wildfire on the Mountain

    6 - Wildfire on the Mountain

    Our first episode from Table Rock State Park! Get an insider's view on what it took to fight the largest wildfire in the history of upstate South Carolina. Join Jen and Poll Knowland (SC State Parks) as they discuss a fire that burned over 10,000 acres and plans to put more goodfire on the ground in Table Rock State Park. 

    5 - Protecting Homes and Forests

    5 - Protecting Homes and Forests

    Do you have what it takes to be a wildland firefighter? Find out when Jen, Greg, and Chase talk about their experiences as firefighters and fire professionals.

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