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Fire Ecology

Jan 8, 2023

Boulder Atheists member Michael Grant will be presenting this month in the Eldorado room of the Boulder library, followed by drink and food at the Rio Grande. Or you may join us on zoom.Zoom Registration Link Grant is a Professor and Vice Provost, Emeritus, from the University of Colorado Boulder where he worked for 43 years in the Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. His primary field of research was ecological genetics and data analysis."The ecology of fire is a huge, complex web of interconnected elements. I will present, in approximately one microcentury, a small slice of that web that focuses on the time- and space- dependent patterns of forest fires in the U.S. and Australia, the unappreciated positive roles that fire has played in both countries, some examples of forest tree evolutionary adaptations to fire, some global perspectives of forest fires. and how we can improve on our forest fire policies."BA is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) Nonprofit Corporation and relies on membership dues to support the infrastructure required for these events. Please consider becoming a paid member to BA after attending 3 events. Paid annual membership starts at only $35. You can join at are dedicated to providing a safe, inclusive, welcoming, and harassment-free space and experience for all community participants. Comments on the Meetup events should be constrained to the event logistics, ride sharing, etc. Comments and behavior at events should be kind and considerate towards event hosts, attendees, and the Boulder Atheists board members. If you have concerns about event management within our Meetup group please inform the BA board through the "Contact Us" tab on the website. Failure to comply with these requirements could result in removal from the Boulder Atheists Meetup group.

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