Looking Ahead: Wildfire Season 2015
Join University of Arizona School of Journalism friends, faculty, students and alumni for a special evening in Phoenix spotlighting our science journalism program. It's an opportunity for Valley friends and alumni to connect, stay up to date on the great things happening in the school, and listen to an informative Earth Day program on a vital ecological issue in Arizona and the Southwest. The centerpiece will be a panel discussion looking ahead to Arizona's wildfire season featuring three of the top experts in the field.
Fernanda Santos, The New York Times Phoenix bureau chief, is the author of an upcoming book on the deadly Yarnell Hill Fire. Jim Paxon, former Southwest Interagency Management Team spokesman, kept the public informed on the Rodeo Chediski Fire. Donald Falk, a UA professor, is an internationally recognized expert in the ecology and science of wildland fires.
Beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served.
Time: 5-7:30 p.m. (program begins at 5:45 p.m.)
Date: April 22, 2015
Place: The Arizona Republic, Pulliam Room, 200 E. Van Buren St., Downtown Phoenix; free parking provided
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