• Era of Megafires

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    Name: Era of Megafires
    Date: June 20, 2019
    Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM PDT
    Event Description:
    Please join us for a FREE presentation of The Era of Megafires, presented by Dr. Paul Hessburg on June 20th in Grants Pass. The presentation begins at 7:00 PM with opportunity for questions at the end of the production.

    Megafires, wildfires over 100,000 acres, and the destruction caused by them is a serious and growing issue to our region. Our communities, homes, businesses and our very way of life are threatened. If we are going to make effective progress towards increasing fire resiliency, we must increase awareness and stimulate conversation about this important issue across all levels of society.

    The “Era of Megafires” is a 60-minute, multi-media, traveling presentation hosted by Dr. Paul Hessburg, who has conducted fire and landscape ecology research for more than 27 years. The presented material comes in the form of fast-moving, short, topic-based talks interspersed with compelling video vignettes and features the work of wildfire photographer, John Marshall. Think Ted X mixed with snappy documentary shorts and compelling photography. The videos are produced by award-winning documentary film company, North 40 Productions, of Wenatchee, WA. 
    Free tickets are available HERE
    Location:
    Event Center at the Lodge at Riverside
    940 SE 7th St,
    Grants Pass, OR 97526
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, June 20th
    7:00pm-8:30pm
    Contact Information:
    541-474-3152
    Fees/Admission:
    Free tickets are available HERE
    or by calling 541-471-3877
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