SEFS Affiliate Professor Profiled in Article about Fuel Treatments

Growing up, SEFS affiliate professor Dr. Morris Johnson thought he might join the military or be a powerlifter.

“No one really talked about going to college,” he said. “The big push for us upon high school graduation, unless you were the one best basketball player who got a scholarship, was Army, Air Force, or Marines.”

Today, he is a fire ecologist for the U.S. Forest Service‘s Pacific Northwest Research Station and was profiled in a new article in the U.S. Forest Service’s Science Update Issue 25. The article looks at how fuel treatments change fire behavior and highlights Dr. Johnson’s work studying trees after large wildfires move through forests.

Read the full story here.