Uldis Silins (Renewable Resources) discusses the impact of wildfires on the ecosystem.
Mike Flannigan (Renewable Resources) says once-rare fire thunderstorms happen almost every day in North America.
Jen Beverly (Renewable Resources), writes about the importance of preparing for wildfires in terms of mitigation and disaster management.
“So far, we have dodged the bullet and our fire season isn’t too bad. But the potential is there,” Mike Flannigan (Renewable Resources)
We’re on the brink of a ‘runaway fire age.’ Here’s why. And how to respond. Mike Flannigan (Renewable Resources) comments in this article.
Georgina Bull (University of Alberta Botanic Garden) is interviewed in this story announcing that University of Alberta’s Botanic Garden is premiering a winter date night series to kick off the start of year-round programming.
Marissa Lynds (Renewable Resources) led a study of falcons at an Edmonton grain terminal, giving a glimpse into the urban behaviour of birds of prey that are difficult to observe in the wild.
Boyd Mori (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Sciences) is interviewed about 2020’s insect pressures in Alberta.
Mike Flannigan (Renewable Resources) is interviewed about what made conditions so explosive in the 2020 wildfire season.
Joseph Birch (ALES) has new research giving new insight into the value of fungal networks to older trees – More environmentally beneficial for functions like capturing carbon and stabilizing soil erosion. First to show growth rate of adult trees linked to fungal networks colonizing their roots.