2018 Wildfire Season

Podcasts and Media Interviews

 

Podcasts & Documentaries

Not if, but when – Season Finale of “Hellfire Heroes”
Discovery Canada, July 10 2018

Wildfire Prevention (Starts at 1:40:18)
CBC On the Coast, May 21 2018

Ashes to Ashes: How a recovery after a wildfire looks like. ​
Forest Proud, April 29 2018

Scientists know how to prevent catastrophic loss from forest fires. Why don’t we follow their advice?
CBC Radio, July 21 2017

The trees are telling us we need more wildfire!
Barry Wilson in Sound Cloud, July 11 2017

 

Media Interviews

We should let some wildfires burn
Tom Scott, July 16, 2018

The long-term effects of wildfires in Canada
CTV News, July 11, 2018

Exclusive interview with University of British Columbia professor and wildfire expert Lori Daniels
Discovery Canada, July 04 2018

Firefighters learn lessons from catastrophic wildfire season
CBC The National, June 29 2018

2017 BC Wildfire season ‘the new normal’: province urged to act
Global News, September 26, 2017

What’s fueling B.C.’s wildfires?
CBC Player, ​July 10 2017

 

Recent Articles 

Searching for tree-eating bugs and other signs of life in B.C’s charred forests
CBC News, July 03 2018

Firefighting strategies may be contributing to larger wildfires
The Globe and Mail, May 15 2018

Expert warns fire season in Northern B.C. getting worse
The Globe and Mail, May 15 2018

Forest Fires: Climate Change’s new normal
The Globe and Mail, May 12 2018

Is B.C. headed for another devastating summer of wildfires?
National Observer, May 8 2018

How worsening wildfires fuel a discouraging trend for more flooding
Vancouver Sun, May 4 2018

Past firefighter efforts have made B.C. more fire-prone
CTV News, July 10 2017

Forest ecologist says we need to get fire ‘smarter’ in B.C.
CBC News, October 25 2016

 

BC Wildfire Index 

2017 Fire Index: A look into the future if we do not adapt. 
Nov 3, 2017

 

Letter to Premier  John Horgan

RE: 2017 Megafires in BC – Urgent Need to Adapt and Improve Resilience to Wildfire
September 26, 2017

 

2017 Flood and Fire Review

PDF Report: Addressing the New Normal: 21st Century Disaster Management in British Columbia
Submitted April 30th, 2018