Dr. Kelly Lyons, professor of Biology at Trinity University in San Antonio, embarks on a field excursion with us into a recent burn zone to help us interpret the landscape. Matt Mccaw, President for the Texas Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration, shares about the impacts of fire on animals, functions of prescribed burns, and the amazing biodiversity following wildfires.
The impacts of wildfires do not stop at property boundaries, and a silver bullet does not exist to eliminate risk. Pre-fire risk reduction, on a variety of fronts, can help communities be more resilient.
Megan shares about the beauty of Death Valley’s parched landscape, as well as a firsthand account of what it was like to feel temperatures reach 130F. She shares the tragic personal story of losing most of her possessions in a wildfire, and valuable perspectives on life, cultures, and travel. If you’re into adventure travel you absolutely do not want to miss this action-packed episode!