Rethinking Fire Management In a Warming Climate

Jun 28, 2021

The Southwest is in a major dry spell– So much so, that states like Arizona are closing national forests to prevent wildfires that may pop up over the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. Now, with temperatures soaring and firefighter resources running thin, one scientist wants us to rethink the role fire management plays in our forests.

KSFR’s Bryce Dix sat down with the University of New Mexico's Matthew Hurteau to chat about the delicate relationship between forest ecosystems and fires.

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Read about Matthew Hurteau's research here.