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Ecological Drought: Drought, Wildfire, and Recovery
March 3, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Date: Wed, Mar 3, 2021
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST
Webinar Title: Ecological Drought: Drought, Wildfire, and Recovery
Drought can exacerbate wildfire frequency, intensity, and severity. This webinar will explore wildfire management approaches based on ecological principles, including those that embed traditional ecological knowledge.Speakers:• Dr. Jeremy Littell, Research Ecologist, Alaska Climate Science Center, Department of Interior• Bill Tripp, Deputy Director of Eco-Cultural Revitalization, Department of Natural Resources, Karuk TribeThis webinar is the third in a four-part series that seeks to raise awareness of ecological drought, share actions that strengthen ecosystems resilience and mitigate the impacts of droughts, and discuss research and management needs for future drought planning and preparedness. The series is co-hosted by NOAA’s National Integrated Drought Information System and the USGS National Climate Adaptation and Science Center, with expert speakers from the research community, tribalnations, and government agencies.