In a Nutshell: A researcher examines trends in the largest fires in the Southwest of 2022, and a meteorologist explores the fire season outlook and expectations for fire weather behavior in 2023.
Join the Southwest Fire Science Consortium for a webinar reviewing last year's fires and looking ahead toward fire conditions for this year. Dr. Zander Evans will present an overview of the 10 largest fires in the Southwest during 2022. He will share summaries of forest types and burn severities for each of the 10 fires. Rich Naden, Fire Weather Meteorologist with National Park Service, will discuss the fire season outlook for the Southwest in 2023.
- Zander Evans, Executive Director with the Forest Stewards Guild
- Carlos Saiz, Fire and Fuels Program Coordinator with the Forest Stewards Guild
- Richard Naden, Meteorologist with the National Parks Service
- Charles Maxwell, Meteorologist with the U.S. Forest Service