Dave Calkin

Dave Calkin

Dave Calkin is an economist and research forester with the U.S. Forest Service. An expert in wildland fire risk assessment, Calkin has developed important tools for wildland fire management, authored and co-authored several papers, and investigated issues associated with the cost and efficiency of biomass utilization and associated carbon impacts.

Articles by Dave Calkin

PERC Podcast: How do public land managers assess wildfire risk?

AUDIO: How do public land managers assess wildfire risk? At PERC's 2016 Wildfire Solutions Summit, Dave Calkin, a wildfire economist and research forester with the U.S. Forest Service, discussed challenges faced by the fire management community and offered ideas for navigating budgetary constraints and policy restrictions to better manage the firescape.