Webinar Overview of the 2022 Alaska Fire Season

There’s an upcoming webinar on Tuesday, November 15 @ 11:00 AM AKDT! Climate specialist Rick Thoman from the ACCAP and plant biologist JJ Frost will be giving a talk on the 2022 Alaska Fire Season, focusing on Southwest Alaska which experienced record breaking fires that impacted local communities and challenged resource management.

This webinar will review the weather, climate, and ecological factors that contributed to the severe wildfire season, with an in-depth look at the Southwest region. Additionally, this webinar will cover vegetation types and potential changes in the context of intensifying fire in Southwestern Alaska.