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As land stewards, we spend most of our time discussing the hard science. If we take this action on the landscape how will that affect everything else? For today’s episode, we are stepping out of our comfort zone and into the mysterious and intimidating world of people. How do people’s views and relationship to nature change how we manage it? If we could adjust society’s perspective, how would that shift the outcomes of environmental management? Ultimately, how does sociology change things?


John Parkins speaks about the role of society in forestry and how meaningful engagement with indigenous communities is the future of land management.

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Healthy ecosystems are the bedrock of a vibrant society. The YourForest podcast exists to discover what that looks like and how we can achieve it.

Media Record Details

Oct 20, 2021
John Parkins

Cataloging Information

Fire & Traditional Knowledge
Human Dimensions of Fire Management

NRFSN number: 23763
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