SALT SPEAKER SERIES (FALL 2019)
Nov. 13, 2019 - Fire in the Superstitions: Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) after the Woodbury Fire. Location: Apache Junction Multi Gen Center, Room B-117. Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm.
Mike Martinez, Ecosystem Staff Officer for Tonto National Forest, will specifically discuss the BAER Team’s findings and recommendations for the Woodbury Fire. This will include the extent of post-Woodbury hydrophobic soils that are resistant to absorbing water, thus increasing risk of flooding and the ability of the Tonto to provide ecosystem services (and what that is). Click here to read full article.
October 23, 2019 - Fire in the Superstitions: Fire Suppression Efforts on the Woodbury Fire.
Location: Apache Junction Multi Gen Center, Room B-117. Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm.
The second installment of the SALT Speakers Series “Fire in the Superstitions” will focus on the Woodbury Fire itself and on the efforts to suppress the nearly 124,000 acre fire. Presenting for our Oct. 23rd series is, Brad Johnson, who currently works for the Tonto National Forest as a Zone Fire Management Officer for the Tonto Basin and Globe Ranger Districts, also serves on National Incident Management Teams representing the Southwest Area as an Operations Section Chief. Click here to read full article.
October 9, 2019 - Fire in the Superstitions: Trails, Terrain and Archeology Before Woodbury. The first session will feature Ted Tenny, a local trail guide and avid hiker in the Superstitions and beyond, AND Tonto National Forest Archeologist Steve Germick discussing the Fire in the Superstitions: Trails, Terrain, and Archeology of the SWA. Click here to read full article.