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Five Things I’ve Learned About Good Fire

Publication: New Trail

Growing up in Whitecourt, Alta., Amy Cardinal Christianson, ’03 BSc(Hons), ’11 PhD, was no stranger to wildfires. The familiar grey-green haze exhaled by distant blazes was common in the summer months, and many of her extended family were involved in fire management. In 1998, her community was threatened by the Virginia Hills fires, which tore through more than 150,000 hectares of nearby forests and forced 2,000 people to evacuate from neighbouring towns…

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