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Paleoecologist Dr. Megan Walsh to Speak at Museum

(Ellensburg, WA – October 31, 2013) CWU Geography professor Megan Walsh, Ph.D. will give a talk entitled “Climatic and Human Influences on the Fire History of the Pacific Northwest" at CWU’s Museum of Culture and Environment (MCE) in Dean Hall on Thursday, November 7th at 5:30pm. 

Dr. Walsh’s talk will discuss how climate events and Native American land management practices have affected the frequency of fire and its impact on the landscape of the Pacific Northwest.  This event is free and open to the public and is held in conjunction with MCE’s new exhibit “Where There’s Smoke… Living with Fire”.