The huge King Fire in California continues to burn, helped along by this year’s drought. Why do some wildfires spread, while others do not?
Tricia Edgar holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Management. Her research focused on the ecological restoration of watersheds in British Columbia, Canada and in several locations in the Philippines. She works teaching children and educators about the streams and forests of BC's temperate rainforest and helps run Fresh Air Learning, a forest school for young children.
Tricia enjoys writing about ecological restoration, permaculture design, biology and ecology. She is fascinated by the ways in which diverse forms of life are connected. Tricia is also a feature writer in Water Gardens at Suite 101.
In her other life, Tricia is an environmental educator with 15 years of experience connecting preschoolers, school children, and teachers to Pacific Northwest ecosystems. She is also keenly interested in the impact of nature play on the developing human brain and has created Fresh Air Learning, a forest kindergarten-style program for young children. Tricia is also an advocate for sustainable food and ecological agricultural practices and is involved in The Edible Garden Project, a local food gardening organization.