Talk of the Bay
Talk of the Bay
Biologist Lee Klinger on curing tree diseases, indigenous use of fire for land management, and fire mimicry
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Lee Klinger, MA, PhD, is an independent scientist living in Big Sur, California. Since 2005 he has served as director of Sudden Oak Life, a movement based on using traditional ecological techniques to address the problem of oak mortality in California and elsewhere. Dr. Klinger has over 30 years of experience in the environmental sciences and has held scholarly appointments at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, the University of Colorado, the University of Oxford, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Dr. Klinger has over 50 peer-reviewed publications in the fields of ecology, botany, atmospheric chemistry, geology, geophysiology, and complexity.

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