In our 2nd episode from Table Rock State Park, Jen talks with Michael Weeks from the South Carolina Forestry Commission. They discuss more details of the Pinnacle Mountain Fire and upcoming plans to put more (good)fire on the ground in Table Rock State Park.
The Fire Learning Trail
The Fire Learning Trail is an enhanced interpretive trail with several locations throughout the Appalachian Mountains. The trail introduces visitors to the role of fire in this area as well as wildland firefighters and local history. The trail includes educational signs and a podcast-style audio tour that is available on free CDs or it can be downloaded from this page or iTunes or Soundcloud.
Our first episode from Table Rock State Park! Get an insider's view on what it took to fight the largest wildfire in the history of upstate South Carolina. Join Jen and Poll Knowland (SC State Parks) as they discuss a fire that burned over 10,000 acres and plans to put more goodfire on the ground in Table Rock State Park.
Do you have what it takes to be a wildland firefighter? Find out when Jen, Greg, and Chase talk about their experiences as firefighters and fire professionals.
In 2015, North Carolina celebrated the 100 year anniversary of their state foresters. This history is closely tied to railroads, Native Americans, and fire. Find out more with your hosts Jen, Greg, and Chase.
What happens after a wildfire? Jen, Greg, and Chase are back to talk about the process of succession. They discuss how this keeps our natural areas interesting and healthy.
In this episode, Jen, Greg, and Chase talk about the history of fire in and around the Linville Gorge. They discuss current fire management and point out areas where you might see evidence from recent fires.
Meet Jen, Greg, and Chase, your guides on The Fire Learning Trail! In this episode, you will get an overview of the intentions of the trail, and find out where you can get more information.