Sally Mauk talks wildfire recovery with Bill Possiel of the National Forest Foundation

As Montanans – and many other Westerners – endure another smoky August, the president of the National Forest Foundation, Bill Possiel hopes they also think about the long term consequences of our increasingly devastating wildfires. Those consequences include threats to our drinking water – 20 percent of which comes from our national forests. The non-profit foundation, in conjunction with the U.S. Forest Service, has started a “Wildfire Recovery Fund” to help mitigate those consequences. In this feature interview, Possiel talks with News Director Sally Mauk about how you can help…and why you should. Congress created the Missoula-based National Forest Foundation in 1991…

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