Lenya Quinn-Davidson

University of California Cooperative Extension

Lenya Quinn-Davidson is a fire advisor with the University of California Cooperative Extension. Quinn-Davidson focuses on the human connection with fire and increasing the use of prescribed fire for ecosystem and community resiliency. Quinn-Davidson works at various scales, including locally with private landowners, to bring fire back as a tool; at the state level, where she collaborates on policy, research, and community-based burning; and nationally, through her leadership on prescribed fire training exchanges. In addition, she is passionate about using fire to inspire and empower people, from ranchers to agency leaders to young women and everyone in between.