The Timber Wars, then and now: a conversation with Aaron Scott and Brenna Bell

Date: 
Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Have you listened to the Timber Wars yet? Do you have questions about the past, the characters, or why the story was told that way? Join this conversation and get your questions answered!

Aaron Scott, whose seven-episode OPB podcast Timber Wars details the history and consequences of the struggle to protect old-growth forests, will join Bark's Staff Attorney, Brenna Bell, to discuss this history, the podcast, and why this story still matters.

Register for this event here!

Aaron Scott is the host of OPB's podcast “Timber Wars” and a producer/reporter for the outdoor program “Oregon Field Guide,” where he pursues stories that illuminate cutting-edge science and the natural wonders of the world around us. Previously, he produced OPB’s radio arts show, “State of Wonder,” and his cross-platform reporting for OPB, NPR, "Radiolab," and "This American Life," has won Gracie, Murrow, SPJ, and Mark Twain awards. Read more about Aaron Scott here.

Send your questions to Brenna at brenna@bark-out.org  before the event to help frame the conversation. There will also be opportunity to share your quetions and onservations during the discussion.  We hope to see you there!

Image: 
Activists march in protest of the "salvage logging rider" that was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Clinton in 1995. It released timber sales for logging and helped undermine Clinton's Northwest Forest Plan. Courtesy of Mike Morrow