Forest Thinning


Guests:

Gale Norton
*U.S. Secretary of the Interior

Sean Cosgrove
*Forest Policy Expert, The Sierra Club

Stephen Pyne
*Fire Historian, Arizona State University

Jack Cohen
*Research Physical Scientist, Missoula Fire Sciences Lab, Missoula, MT

Paul Crookston
*Resident of Pinedale, Arizona (one of the first communities hit by the rodeo fire back in June, 2002)

This summer, thousands of acres of forests have been consumed by wildfires. On the next Talk of the Nation, Secretary of Interior, Gale Norton joins Neal Conan for a look at our nation's forest policy. What's the best way to prevent fires and manage the forests? That's on Talk of the Nation from NPR News.

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