Kate and Aaron are joined by Dr. Dominick DellaSala, Chief Scientist at Wild Heritage, a project of the Earth Island Institute, to talk about the Biden administration’s efforts to protect old growth and mature forests. They also touch on reducing wildfire risk through forest management. Dr. DellaSala is the author of over 300 science papers on forest and fire ecology, conservation biology, endangered species management, and landscape ecology.
- California Congress members call for expansion of San Gabriel Mountains National Monument – Los Angeles Times
- Clarence Thomas Wants to Demolish Indian Law – The New Republic
- U.S. has inventoried old-growth forests. Will protection be next? – Washington Post
- Federal powers seek compromise on protections for Oregon’s Owyhee – Oregon Public Broadcasting
Music: Purple Planet
Featured image: Western Hemlock, USDA