Published: Aug. 21, 2018

CU Boulder faculty experts are available to discuss ongoing wildfires across the United States.wildfire

Jennifer Balch is the director of CU Boulder’s Earth Lab and can discuss the increasing frequency of wildfires across the country and human impacts on the fire season. She has extensively studied the influence of human activity on wildfires in the United States.
jennifer.balch@colorado.edu

Michael Kodas is the deputy director of CU Boulder’s Center for Environmental Journalism. His book, Megafire: The Race to Extinguish a Deadly Epidemic of Flame, details the global impacts of wildfires from remote wildnerness to people's backyards. 
michael.kodas@colorado.edu

Contact:
Trent Knoss, CU Boulder media relations
trent.knoss@colorado.edu
303-735-0528