Newsletter #21

Good morning!  The Western Region’s eNewsletter is out today – packed with information and updates on advances towards Resilient Landscapes, Fire Adapted Communities and Safe & Effective Wildland Fire Response.   Be sure to check out the Upcoming Events section – lots of opportunities coming up! Stories in this edition:  A Day in the Life..

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From the Sustainable Northwest blog…  State of Fire Posted by Renee Magyar on August 19, 2014 Oregon Forest Resources Institute’s new report calls for increased pace and scale of forest restoration to stem severe wildfire. A night back-burn on the Government Flats Complex northeast of Mt Hood during 2013 fire season. Photo by J. Pritcher. In a..

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WUI Wildfire Mitigation Reference Guide

The Wildland Urban Interface Wildfire Mitigation Desk Reference Guide came out today.  Designed to provide basic background information on relevant programs and terminology – community members and agency personnel can utilize the Guide to enhance their community’s wildfire mitigation efforts.       The Guide defines terms, and identifies resources (with links!) that are useful in..

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