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Learn more about challenges to cultural burning

Explore the history of indigenous burning practices, the difference between cultural and prescribed burning, and the continuing challenges faced by California’s tribes to reintroduce fire and restore fires historic role on the landscape.

In the interview below, CalWild Policy Director Ryan Henson talks with Bill Tripp, Director of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy with Karuk Tribe’s Department of Natural Resources. If you enjoy this topic, please be sure to follow Bill on Twitter. He provides great insights and perspective.

A huge thank you to Bill for taking the time and sharing his knowledge and the cultural and historical knowledge of the Karuk, and to the Karuk Tribe for providing additional footage.