Professor Thomas Veblen of the geography department can address the ecological effects of wildfires in Colorado; climate change and wildfires; fires and bark beetles; and wildfires. He can be reached at 303-492-8528 or Thomas.Veblen@colorado.edu. E-mail is the best way contact him.
Jane Bock, retired professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, can address western wildfire ecology. She can be reached at 970-593-0343 or 303-579-9739, or by e-mail at Jane.Bock@colorado.edu.
Carl Bock, retired professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, can address western wildfire ecology. He can be reached at 970- 593-0343 or 303-817-6151, or by e-mail at Carl.Bock@colorado.edu.
Kathleen Tierney, director of the CU-Boulder Natural Hazards Center and a nationally recognized expert on disasters, can address many aspects of the fire, including the need for awareness of wildfire hazards and the need for homeowners to have viable emergency evacuation plans. The center is the nation's leading repository of knowledge on human behavior in disasters. She can be reached at 303-492-6818 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Leslie Irvine, associate professor of sociology, has extensively studied how pets are planned for and dealt with during disasters in many parts of the country. She can discuss what federal law requires under the Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act and also the need for households to plan for pets in the event of a disaster. She can be reached at 303-492-7039 or email@example.com.
For more information contact Jim Scott in the CU-Boulder Office of News Services at 303-492-3114, Jim.Scott@colorado.edu.