The Forest Overstory is a forestry based podcast produced by Washington State University Extension Foresters Sean Alexander and Patrick Shults. The mission of this show is to investigate topics related to forestry, forest management, natural resources, ecosystem services and the environment, wildlife, and many other topics related to the outdoors, to provide insight and education to small forest landowners and forest managers.
Episode 001 - Dr. Paul Hessburg
Dr. Paul Hessburg, landscape ecologist with the Pacific Northwest Research Station, sits down to talk about his work around the current era of megafires. Paul discusses historic burning patterns, how fire shaped our landscape and forest structure, and what forest landowners and forestry land managers should focus on when creating a fire resilient landscape.
Era of Megafires: https://www.north40productions.com/eom-home
Introducing the Forest Overstory Podcast
Co-hosts Sean Alexander and Patrick Shults introduce the podcast and discuss what they plan on showcasing over the next year.