kent and scott

Kent Slaughter (50) and Scott Rupp (50) discuss climate change in Interior Alaska, including recent ice storms. They also talk about Alaska wildfires including fire management, comparisons of different fire years, and the impact of technology on fire fighting.

This interview was recorded in collaboration with StoryCorps. Recorded by Jessie Robertson on June 29, 2017 at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in Fairbanks, Alaska. Edited by StoryCorps.

Music: “Arctic Evening” by Marcel du Preez

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