Montana Public Radio

Fireline Episode 06 - Part 2: The Fire Triangle

Apr 20, 2021

Tens of millions of people across the West are facing the reality of life in a flammable landscape. When we hear about communities getting wiped out by wildfires, what’s actually going on? Why is it happening? And what can we do about it? Learn more now on the final episode of Fireline.

  • Jack Cohen is a retired U.S. Forest Service research physical scientist who focusing on the combustion and heat transfer of wildland fire
  • Sheryl Gunn is a silviculturist with the Lolo National Forest
  • Alex Metcalf is a social scientist focused on the broad field of human dimensions on natural resources and a professor at the University of Montana.
  • Libby Metcalf is a social scientist specializing in the way humans interact with their natural environment and a professor at the University of Montana.