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Student sparks joint work on wildlife research
October 23, 2008

Interface – the area where two things meet; a point of interaction or communication


PULLMAN – Thousands of wildfires cost taxpayers millions of dollars each year — and cause conflict between fire managers and residents in the wildland urban interface (WUI), that area where residential neighborhoods bump up against public lands. Doctoral student Travis Paveglio wants fire management to work better in the WUI and sees sociology and communication as tools useful to defuse the conflict.


Toward that goal, he helped form a different kind of interface — … » More …