Short Wave: Wildfire Season Is Here To Stay

Californians face a terrible new normal as wildfire season grows longer and more intense.

Jennifer Montgomery, head of the California’s Forest Management Task Force, explains three key factors at the heart of why the state is now at such high risk. It turns out, one of them goes all the way back to Spanish colonization. Follow host Maddie Sofia on Twitter: @maddie_sofia. Or email the show at


Short Wave Podcast

It’s science for everyone, using a lot of creativity and a little humor. Join host Maddie Sofia for science on a different wavelength.

Science Topics
Biology, Climate Change, Natural Disasters, Wildfires
Social Studies Topics
American History
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7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, Adults

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