Free Lecture in Santa Fe:
Co-existing with Fire and Challenging Current Forest Treatments in a Changing Climate
Tree Hugger Santa Fe and Santa Fe Forest Coalition are honored to host Dr. Dominick DellaSala for an evening lecture with Q&A to follow.
When: Thurs Aug 29th, 2019
Where: Center for Progress and Justice 1420 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505
“Co-existing with Fire in a Changing Climate” Lecture by Dr Dominick DellaSala
Dr. DellaSala is an internationally renowned author of over 200 science papers on forest and fire ecology, conservation biology,and endangered species management.He has appeared in National Geographic, Scientific American, Time Magazine, Audubon Magazine, High Counry News, NY Times, La Times, CNN, MSNBC, Living on Earth (NPR), several PBS documentaries and even Fox news!
He is president, co-founder and chief scientist of GEOS Institute and on Oregon’s Global Warming Commission Subcommittee on Forest Carbon and is the editor of several journals and publications as well as the author of four books.
His work is motivated by his desire to leave a living planet for his daughters, grandkids and all those that follow.
Learn more about his life and work here.
See What a Prescribed Burn Looks Like For Yourself
Join local environmentalist Sam Hitt on a walk through the old growth forest starting at the Black Canyon campground just a few minutes from downtown Santa Fe on the ski area road.
Sam Hitt has nearly 40 years of environmental conservation experience in the Southwest. During the early 1980s, he founded Elk Mountain Action to protect old growth forests. In 1989, he founded Forest Guardians (now WildEarth Guardians) to help support the community and protect the local environment. He is currently the founder and director of Wild Watershed, a volunteer group working on aquatic conservation in the Southwest. Sam serves as president of the Santa Fe Forest Coalition.
Where: Start at the Black Canyon campground.
What to Bring: This is a moderate level hike. Expect to hike for two hours minimum. Pack a lunch and water. Dress appropriately for outdoor activity (hat, hiking boots, etc.)