These unheralded workers are helping prevent the next wildfire
- September 15, 2021
- Salvador Zarate, anthropology, Sapiens, Sept. 15, 2021
Salvador Zárate, UCI assistant professor of anthropology writes, “As an anthropologist at the University of California, Irvine, I’m collecting ethnographic data to inform the future of county wildfire policy by talking with county officials, homeowners, independent weed abatement crews, and those that work for the Orange County Weed Abatement Program (OCWAP), the very program for which I worked every spring growing up and until my early 30s.”
For the full story, please visit https://www.sapiens.org/culture/weed-abatement-wildfires/.