Episode 2: The Aftermath
There is no doubt the Bighorn Fire will have an enormous impact on most aspects of the Catalina Mountains. But to what extent? Our experts will share research and insights into how this and other fires affect sky island species and physical factors in near time, and what we can expect to see in the coming weeks and months.
Episode 3: The Future Catalinas
Nature—of which humans are a part—is incredibly resilient. How will the ecological processes and species of the Catalinas rebound (or not) from the effects of the Bighorn Fire? What are the projections for restoration? The researchers in this session have been studying long-term effects of fire in the Sky Islands for decades.
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