Fort Collins, COUnited States
About Katie Lyon
Katie is a PhD student in the Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources at Colorado State University, working with Dr. Jerry Vaske. Katie’s research will focus on identifying practical steps for reducing the social and cognitive barriers to implementing firewise defensible space behaviors in Colorado. For her fellowship, Katie will conduct a series of participatory workshops with fire managers and individual and community stakeholders to obtain feedback on communication strategies for promoting firewise behaviors at an individual and neighborhood level.