Issue #58 – New Tool Allows Oregon Residents and Land Managers to Track Current Wildfire Risk

Oregon Explorer. Photo: Oregon Department of Forestry The Oregon Department of Forestry recently released the Advanced Oregon Wildfire Risk Explorer, a new tool that allows residents to track current wildfire risk to their exact location anywhere in the state. The tool uses a variety of data including historical wildfire data, local vegetation and weather. It..

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Issue #58 – 2018 Cohesive Strategy Workshop a Huge Success

Second pic: Joe Stutler moderating a panel of State Foresters – Dave Celino, Massachusetts; Darryl Jones, South Carolina, Peter Daugherty, Oregon; Jeff Whitney, Arizona.  Third row:  George Geissler relating the national Cohesive Strategy focus from the Wildland Fire Leadership Council (WFLC). John Ruhs, NIFC Fire Direction for the BLM. Fourth row: the three regional coordinators..

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WFLC Meets in Colorado Springs – Witnesses Cohesive Strategy Implementation at the Local Level

From top left: Field tour to local children’s camp where prescribed fire used immediately adjacent to buildings to reduce risk. 2nd row: subdivision visit to see impacts from 2012 Waldo Canyon Fire and community investment since then; Western Governors Association update at WFLC meeting. 3rd row: visit to Colorado Springs Fire Department to learn about local recovery programs; the..

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