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Chad Hanson, Phd.

Chad Hanson is a research ecologist with the John Muir Project of Earth Island Institute, and is the co-editor and co-author of the recent book, “The Ecological Importance of Mixed-Severity Fires: Nature’s Phoenix.”

Tending the Wild

Fire Suppression is Bad for Wildlife. So is Post-Fire Logging

Ironically, Smokey the Bear would actually live better if his forest home burned every now and then.

In Defense of The Bark Beetle

Science shows that bark beetles don't increase the threat of wildfire, but they do play a crucial role in supporting healthy forests.
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