Forestry and Wildfire Panel Discussion


SACOG’s Land Use and Natural Resources Committee recently hosted a panel of forestry experts to begin to address concerns regarding the impact of recent wildfires on air quality and emissions in the SACOG region.

Panelists included:

  • Nic Enstice, Regional Science Coordinator, Sierra Nevada Conservancy
  • Tim Howard, Regional Timber Appraisal Specialist, US Forest Service
  • Shelby Livingston, Climate Investments Branch Chief, California Air Resources Board
  • Mark Luster, Community Relations Manager, Sierra Pacific Industries
  • Stewart McMorrow, Deputy Chief Forestry Assistance, California Department of Forestry & Fire Protection
  • Trent Procter, Air Quality Program Manager, US Forest Service