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"Keepers of the Flame: Indigenous Burning Practices and the Future of Land Management"

Cultural burning is a restorative practice with multiple co-benefits for land, water, and human communities.

The Friends of the Hannon Library is hosting the second event of the 2021-22 Speakers Series via webinar on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

"Keepers of the Flame: Indigenous Burning Practices and the Future of Land Management"

Join Beth Rose Middleton Manning and Chris Adlam as they discuss the ecological and sociopolitical importance of supporting cultural burning practices, share lessons learned from collaborative cultural burning workshops, and reflect on current opportunities and challenges facing cultural burning practitioners in both California and Oregon.

Beth Rose Middleton Manning is a Professor of Native American Studies at UC Davis, with a background in Environmental Policy. Her research and teaching center on Native environmental policy and Native activism for site protection using conservation tools.

Chris Adlam serves as Oregon State University’s Extension fire specialist for southwestern Oregon. In this position, he partners with community leaders, agencies, landowners, and tribes to support the region’s efforts in adapting to a future with more fire.

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Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 7:00pm

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Prospective Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Students, Community




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