Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Trevor James Ed 3508 Presentation


Published on

Published in: Travel, Education
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Trevor James Ed 3508 Presentation

  1. 1. Lost Creek Fire<br />Summer Disaster in the Crowsnest Pass<br />Trevor James <br />Education 3508<br />Photo by Gregory Melle<br />
  2. 2. Lost Creek Fire<br /><ul><li>August 21, 2003
  3. 3. Over 20,000 hectares of forest blazed
  4. 4. 6km in width and 50m high
  5. 5. Energy equivalent of an atomic explosion</li></ul> Photo by Dan Dawson<br />
  6. 6. Local Residents Evacuated<br />Residents of Hillcrest evacuated<br />10 a.m. Authorities declare evacuation<br />Few personal possessions salvaged<br />“Feeling of masochistic” explains resident Elaine Hruby<br />Photo by Ron A. Parker<br />
  7. 7. Influence on Industries<br />Timber industry and tourism negatively effected<br />Local dry cleaners, gas stations, restaurants and offices okay<br />Spray Lake sawmills, owning 28% quota of annual allowable salvage, will benefit<br />Gains depend on root scorch and de-barking cost<br />Photo by Sarah<br />
  8. 8. Ecological Effect<br />Pros:<br />Creation of ecological diversity previously nonexistent<br />Development of rich undergrowth<br />Cons:<br />Unsightly terrain – devoid of life<br />Photo by Rachel F. James<br />