Tag: forest fire

Bike Commute in Wildfire Smoke

Air quality in Portland has now hit the unhealthy range due to wildfire smoke from fires raging in Washington and British Columbia. I’m a daily bike commuter in Portland, so having a filter for this gross air is important. To filter this polluted air during my bike commute, I went with a 3M N95 respirator

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Fight Fire with Fire: The Radical Success of Oregon’s Prescribed Burn Program (Fiction)

This fictional narrative is largely inspired by Dr. Paul Hessberg’s TedX talk, Era of Megafires. And conversations around how the 9:00 am policy of all fires out by 9 am the next day has caused a massive build up of fuels. Some fire is good for the ecosystem. Check out Outside Magazines recent podcast for

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