DISCUSSING WILDFIRE MANAGEMENT AS UNHEALTHY AIR QUALITY FORCES STUDENTS INSIDE
"Only YOU can prevent forest fires," but should you? Air quality in Walla Walla the past few Septembers has been barely breathable due to the raging forest fires sweeping the west coast. This increase in fire is a direct result of years fire suppression, along with the effects of climate change. Whitman faculty and students weigh in on the good that fire can do for the environment. Maybe it's time to "burn, baby, burn."
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Illustration by Holly VanVoorhis