Events / Watershed Institute - Dec. 10, 2020

Grizzly Creek Wildfire – Estimating Post Fire Watershed Response

A presentation by:

Steve Hunter, PE, PH
Utilities Resource Manager, Water Department, City of Aspen

Before joining the City of Aspen just recently, Steve was the Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) Coordinator and Specialist on the White River National Forest. Steve still works with the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management on wildfires, including the recent Grizzly Creek Wildfire. With his extensive background as a professional hydrologic engineer and hydrologist, Steve will present a synopsis of what happens after a wildfire, and provide an overview of the three phases of wildfire restoration including:

1. Suppression repair and resource advisors (READS),

2. Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER),

3. Long-term repair and monitoring with the U.S. Forest Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), United States Geological Survey Landslide Hazards Program (USGS), and researchers from Utah State University’s Utah Water Research Laboratory.

 

 

 


WHEN: Thursday, December 10, 2020

TIME:
    
6:00-7:00pm   Presentation via Zoom
7:00-7:30pm   Q&A with speaker


WHERE:
 Roaring Fork Conservancy's River Center

COST:
 FREE but registration is required

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