Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Lenya N. Quinn-Davidson

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Area Fire Advisor
Humboldt County Office
5630 South Broadway
Eureka, CA, CA 95503
707-445-7351
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Also in:
Siskiyou County
Trinity County Cooperative Extension
Mendocino County

Education

M.A. Social Science: Environment and Community, Humboldt State University. 2009
B.S. Conservation and Resource Studies, UC Berkeley. 2004

Specialty

Fire Ecology and Management

Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)

Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Long, Jonathan; Anderson, M. Kat; Quinn-Davidson, Lenya; Goode, Ron; Lake, Frank; and Skinner, Carl. (2016). Restoring California Black Oak Ecosystems to Promote Tribal Values and Wildlife. Gen. Tech. Report PSW-GTR-252. Albany, CA: USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 110 p.

  • Eitzel, M.V.; Kelly, M.; Dronova, I.; Valachovic, Y.; Quinn-Davidson, L.N.; Solera, J.; de Valpine, P (2016). "Challenges and opportunities in synthesizing historical geospatial data using statistical models." Ecological Informatics 31: 100-111.
  • Eitzel, Melissa; Kelly, Maggi; Quinn-Davidson, Lenya. (2015). Lessons Learned in Historical Mapping of Conifer and  Oak in the North Coast. Proceedings of the Seventh California Oak Symposium: Managing Oak Woodlands in a Dynamic World. GTR-PSW-251. R. Standiford and K. Purcell. Albany, CA, USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station.: 515-520.

  • Valachovic, Y.; Quinn-Davidson, L.N.; Standiford, R. (2015). Can the California Forest Practice Rules Adapt to Address Conifer Encroachment? Proceedings of the Seventh California Oak Symposium: Managing Oak Woodlands in a Dynamic World.R. Standiford and K. Purcell. Albany, CA, USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station.: 515-520.
  • Long, Jonathan; Quinn-Davidson, Lenya, et al. (2015). Restoring California Black Oak to Support Tribal Values and Wildlife. Proceedings of the Seventh California Oak Symposium: Managing Oak Woodlands in a Dynamic World. Gen. Tech. Report PSW-GTR-251. Eds. R. Standiford and K. Purcell. Albany, CA, USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station.: 515-520. 

  • Long, J.W., Skinner, C.N., North, M., Hunsaker, C.T., Quinn-Davidson, L.N. 2014. Integrative approaches: promoting socioecological resilience. Chapter 1.2 in Science Synthesis to Support Socioecological Resilience in the Sierra Nevada and Southern Cascade Range. PSW-GTR-247. Albany, CA: USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. p. 17-54.

  • Long, J.W., Skinner, C.N., North, M., Quinn-Davidson, L.N. 2014. Research gaps: adaptive management to cross-cutting issues. Chapter 1.5 in Science Synthesis to Support Socioecological Resilience in the Sierra Nevada and Southern Cascade Range. PSW-GTR-247. Albany, CA: USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. p. 83-100.

  • Long, J.W., Skinner, C.N., Charnley, S., Hubbert, K., Quinn-Davidson, L.N., Meyer, M. 2014. Post-wildfire management. Chapter 4.3 in Science Synthesis to Support Socioecological Resilience in the Sierra Nevada and Southern Cascade Range. PSW-GTR-247. Albany, CA: USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. p. 187-220.

  • Long, J.W.; Skinner, C.N.; Quinn-Davidson, L.N. (2014). Science Synthesis to Support Socioecological Resilience in the Sierra Nevada and Southern Cascade Range. Albany, CA, USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station. PSW-GTR-247.
  • Valachovic, Y.; Quinn-Davidson, L.N.; Goldsworthy, E.; Cannon, P. (2013). Novel approaches to SOD management in California wildlands: a case study of “eradication” and collaboration in Redwood Valley. Proceedings of the sudden oak death fifth science symposium.S. Frankel, J. Kliejunas, K. Palmieri and J. Alexander. Albany, CA, USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station.: 99-107.
  • Engber, Eamon; Varner, Morgan; Dugaw, Christopher; Hiers, J. Kevin.; Quinn-Davidson, Lenya (2013). "Utility of an instantaneous moisture meter for duff moisture prediction in long-unburned longleaf pine ecosystems." Southern Journal of Applied Forestry 37(1): 13-17.
  • Quinn-Davidson, Lenya; Varner, Morgan (2012). "Impediments to prescribed fire across agency, landscape, and manager: An example from northern California." International Journal of Wildland Fire 21(3): 210-218.
  • Baker, J. Mark; Quinn-Davidson, Lenya (2011). Jobs and community in Humboldt County, CA. Human dimension of ecological restoration: integrating science, nature, and culture.D. Egan, E. Hjerpe and J. Abrams. Covelo, CA, Island Press.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • L. Quinn-Davidson. (2017). Science Tuesday: Fire history is human history. Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network "Science Tuesday" blog post. https://fireadaptednetwork.org/science-tuesday-fire-history-human-history/

  • L. Quinn-Davidson. (2017). Science Tuesday: What's your state's prescribed fire liability law? Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network "Science Tuesday" blog post. https://fireadaptednetwork.org/science-tuesday-whats-your-states-liability-law/

  • L. Quinn-Davidson. (2017). Science Tuesday: Seeing cowboys as catalysts. Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network "Science Tuesday" blog post. https://fireadaptednetwork.org/science-tuesday-seeing-cowboys-as-catalysts/

  • Quinn-Davidson, L. (2017). Living with Fire: Fire history is human history. Forest and River News, Spring 2017 edition.

  • Quinn-Davidson, L. (2017). Northern California Prescribed Fire Council. Living with Wildfire publication. Humboldt County, CA. 2017 edition.

  • L. Quinn-Davidson. (2017). Science Tuesday: Give input on Rx fire outreach needs! Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network "Science Tuesday" blog post. https://fireadaptednetwork.org/science-tuesday-give-input-prescribed-fire-outreach-needs/

  • L. Quinn-Davidson. (2017). Science Tuesday: Toasted ticks. Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network "Science Tuesday" blog post. https://fireadaptednetwork.org/science-tuesday-controlled-burning-ticks/

  • L. Quinn-Davidson. (2017). Science Tuesday: Frost on Fire. Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network "Science Tuesday" blog post. https://fireadaptednetwork.org/science-tuesday-boreal-forests/

  • Quinn-Davidson, Lenya. (2017). Science Tuesday: Going Nuclear. Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network blog. https://fireadaptednetwork.org/temperature-inversions-trap-smoke/

  • Quinn-Davidson, Lenya. (2017). Science Tuesday: Fire fungus. Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network blog. https://fireadaptednetwork.org/science-tuesday-fire-fungus/

  • Quinn-Davidson, Lenya. (2017). Science Tuesday: Why homes burn, and why I'm reminding you. Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network blog. https://fireadaptednetwork.org/science-tuesday-homes-burn-im-reminding/

  • Quinn-Davidson, L. (2017). Living with Fire: Toasted Ticks. Forest and River News, Fall 2017 edition.

  • Quinn-Davidson, Lenya. (2017). Science Tuesday: Burning the late bloomers. Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network blog. https://fireadaptednetwork.org/science-tuesday-burning-late-bloomers/

  • Quinn-Davidson, Lenya; Stackhouse, Jeffery (2017). Reclaiming Fire: Bringing fire back to California's private lands. California Deer. Sacramento, CA, California Deer Association.
  • L. Quinn-Davidson. (2016). Science Tuesday: Mastication: Not a simple story. Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network "Science Tuesday" blog post. https://fireadaptednetwork.org/science-tuesday-mastication-not-a-simple-story/

  • L. Quinn-Davidson and Mathew Cocking. (2016). The living dead: why we need more snags. Forest and River News, Summer 2016 edition.

  • L. Quinn-Davidson. (2016). Science Tuesday: Back to Florida! Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network "Science Tuesday" blog post. https://fireadaptednetwork.org/science-tuesday-back-florida/

  • L. Quinn-Davidson. (2016). Science Tuesday: Don't believe everything you think! Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network "Science Tuesday" blog post. https://fireadaptednetwork.org/fire-science-tuesdays-dont-believe-everything-think/

  • L. Quinn-Davidson. (2016). Science Tuesday: This year's research topics from the Joint Fire Science Program. Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network "Science Tuesday" blog post. https://fireadaptednetwork.org/fire-science-tuesday-years-research-topics-joint-fire-science-program/

  • L. Quinn-Davidson. (2016). Science Tuesday: Why mesophication matters. Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network "Science Tuesday" blog post. https://fireadaptednetwork.org/science-tuesday-mesophication-national-phenomenon/

  • L. Quinn-Davidson. (2016). Science Tuesday: Rainforest or fireforest? Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network "Science Tuesday" blog post. https://fireadaptednetwork.org/fire-science-tuesday-rainforest-fireforest/

  • L. Quinn-Davidson. (2016). Rekindling an old flame: prescribed fire in the North Coast. Forest and River News, Spring 2016 edition.

  • Quinn-Davidson, L. (2016). Lighting up a new path: the first-ever women-in-fire prescribed fire training exchange. Forest and River News, Winter 2016 edition. https://www.treesfoundation.org/newsletter/winter-2016/

  • L. Quinn-Davidson. (2016). Science Tuesday: Rebuilding post fire. Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network "Science Tuesday" blog post. https://fireadaptednetwork.org/science-tuesday-rebuilding-post-fire/

  • Quinn-Davidson, L. and Rank, L. (2016). Lighting up a new path: the women in fire prescribed fire training exchange. Fire Learning Network Notes from the Field. http://www.conservationgateway.org/ConservationPractices/FireLandscapes/FireLearningNetwork/USFLNPublications/Documents/110_NotesFromTheField_WTREX-2016.pdf

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