Video Archive: 2014 Fire Symposium

Click to play video Kristen Podolak
Meadow Restoration and Water Timing

The Nature Conservancy Sierra Nevada Project examines forest and meadow restoration at a landscape scale for impacts to water yield, climate change resilience, with a benefit-cost economic analysis.

Click to play video Forests, Water, Climate and Disturbance in the Sierra Nevada: Critical Knowledge Gaps
Roger Bales

Where in the world is this research being done? Where are conditions similar? What can be learned from afar? What we know & don't know.

Click to play video Public/Private Economic Issues in Optimizing Fire Management and Water Yield
Brett Storey

Creating value for nonmerchantable Woody Biomass; local project economics for a biomass plant.

Click to play video Water Yields and Forest Management: A Case Study
Martha Conklin

Results from SNAMP sites in Tahoe National Forest and Sierra National Forest of water yield from different levels of fuel reduction treatments.

Click to play video Water Yield & Forest Health: Findings from Sierra Headwaters
Carolyn Hunsaker

Sierra National Forest Paired Watershed Studies compare snow-dominated watersheds with rain and snow watersheds.

Click to play video Markets for Forest Management Residuals
Peter Tittmann

Potential Economic Role of additional tools and forest products to make fuels treatment economic: biochar, synthetic fuels, heat, specialty products, and more.

Click to play video Carbon Offset Markets Current and Future Opportunities
Peter Tittmann

Overview of potential role of Forest Carbon Sequestration in forestry project economics.

Click to play video Mokelumne Avoided Cost Study
Nic Enstice

New evaluation and analysis of avoided costs of wildfire compared to fuel treatment costs show clear benefits to virtually all stakeholders.

Click to play video Poopenaut Valley
Tim Ramirez

Learning from Rim Fire: The Economic Impact on Natural Lands. Findings from the SFPUC economic assessment by consultants from Earth Economics published November 27, 2013 [Earth Economics Rim Fire Report 11.27.2013, PDF*, 2.6 MB].

Click to play video Wildfire and Forest Treatment Impact on Water Yield and Quality
Terri Hogue

Post-fire water yield changes across a range of California and western wildfires. Insight on post-treatment studies at Sagehen Creek Field Station, and early work on water quality after the Rim Fire.