February 27, 2018 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
  • Green Gulch Zen Center

ACR Fire Ecologist Dr. Sasha Berleman is a part of Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy's Good Fire Program. Learn about the beneficial role fire plays in maintaining healthy ecosystems. Fire experts will teach us about the different components of fire fuels, fire physics, and heat transfer during a controlled burn demonstration (weather permitting).

For more information or to register, click here.

Must be a Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy member to register.

Dr. Sasha Berleman leads ACR's Fire Forward. She has her PhD in wildland fire science from UC Berkeley, and conducted her graduate research in Northern California on prescribed fire use for restoration of ecosystem health. She has been an active participant in Prescribed Fire Training Exchanges (TREX) since 2010, with most being located in Northern California (Shasta, Trinity and Klamath regions). She is a wildland firefighter with “Fire Effects Monitoring” and “Squad Boss” qualifications. She spent summer 2017 on the Redding Interagency Hotshot Crew, has planned and organized interagency private lands controlled burns, and has approximately 600 hours of hands-on prescribed fire experience. Sasha is a board member of the Central Coast Prescribed Fire Council.

To learn more about ACR's Fire Forward, click here.