University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Stephen J. Pyne


Stephen J. Pyne is the author of "Between Two Fires" and a series of regional fire surveys titled "To the Last Smoke." He is a Regent’s Professor in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University. His recent books include "Voyager: Exploration, Space, and the Third Great Age of Discovery," The Last Lost World," and "Fire: Nature and Culture."

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Scheduled events:
Stephen J. Pyne
The Southwest: A Fire Survey

University of Arizona Press, Booth #241 (Seats 1)
Sat, Mar 11, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure

Author: Stephen J. Pyne
Wildfire in Focus
In June of 2013 a single bolt of lighting ignited a tragic wildfire in the Arizona mountains. A journalist and a wildfire expert will discuss the western fire scene and how we understand it, including its sometimes tragic costs such as the deaths of 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots in the Yarnell Hill fire.

National Parks Experience (Seats 146)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - National Parks Experience Store (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Stephen J. Pyne, Fernanda Santos
Moderator: Christopher Conover

The Southwest: A Fire Survey
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
University of Arizona Press
September 2016
ISBN 9780816532483
$19.95, INSTOCK
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"The Southwest is part of the multivolume series describing the nation's fire scene region by region. More/less

Between Two Fires: A Fire History of Contemporary America
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
University of Arizona Press
October 2015
ISBN 9780816532148
Paperback, 552 pages
$29.95, INSTORE
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From a fire policy of prevention at all costs to today's restored burning, Between Two Fires is America's history channeled through the story of wildland fire management. More/less

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company
William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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