Sept. 19 Think & Drink in Yakima Delves into Eastern Washington Forest Fires

Join Humanities Washington at Yakima’s Gilbert Cellars for a Sept. 19 conversation about fire and fire management with photographer John Marshall and research ecologist Paul Hessburg.

Taylor Bridge Fire

One of John Marshall’s photos of the Taylor Bridge Fire. Check out our Facebook album for more of Marshall’s dramatic images of the fire.

YAKIMA – Join Humanities Washington for Fire and Forests: From Smokey Bear to Taylor Bridge, a Think & Drink conversation about forest fires and fire management in Eastern Washington. Fire photographer John Marshall and research ecologist Paul Hessburg will lead a discussion about the state’s recent forest fires – including the Taylor Bridge Fire – and how fires and fire-management policies affect our lives.

Marshall is a nature photographer documenting the effects of fires in Eastern Washington and a member of Humanities Washington’s 2012-14 Speakers Bureau. Hessburg is a research ecologist with the U.S. Forest Service specializing in the dry forests and fires in Eastern Washington; he is also a professor at the University of Washington’s College of the Environment.

YOU CAN GO

What: Fire and Forests: From Smokey Bear to Taylor Bridge, a Think & Drink conversation with fire photographer John Marshall and research ecologist Paul Hessburg
When: 7 P.M., Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012
Where: Gilbert Cellars Tasting Room, 5 N. Front St., Yakima, WA 98901 [directions]
Cost: Free
On the Web: humanities.org/programs/think-drink.

This free event begins at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Gilbert Cellars Tasting Room, 5 N. Front St., Yakima, WA 98901.

Humanities Washington’s Think & Drink program brings hosted conversations on provocative topics and new ideas to pubs and tasting rooms around the state. For more information, please visit humanities.org/programs/think-drink.

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