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PG Museum of Natural History 2021 Speaker Series

Event Date: Dec 2, 2021 at 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Venue: Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
Location: 165 Forest Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

PG Museum of Natural History 2021 Speaker Series

2021 Speaker Series Theme: Restoring and Preserving Nature. Registration is Free, with a suggested donation of $15.00.

The museum will host Jared Childress, coordinator of the Central Coast Prescribed Burn Association, who will speak on the past, present, and future of prescribed burns in the Central Coast area. Lecture: The Value of 'good fire'.

Childress will address the current situation and exciting future of "good fire," and its relationship to ecology and people in the Central Coast region. Anderson's career has centered around the stewardship of diverse California rangelands and the relationships of the people on those working lands. 
He has worked as a cowboy on numerous ranches, as seasonal wild land firefighter with CAL FIRE, and as a field biologist with Point Blue's Range Monitoring Network, among other jobs. He is also is a trained wilderness first-responder.

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