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Wildfire Preparedness Workshop for Farm/Forest Owners

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Oregonians live in a fire-prone environment, but there are effective practices for minimizing impacts of fire in your neighborhood.  Are you and your community prepared for wildfire?  Do you want to know how you can give your home and property the best chance to survive it? 

To learn more, attend this program in any of three locations. The sessions will be led by OSU Extension Forester, Glenn Ahrens joined by representatives from Oregon Department of Forestry at each location. Presentation, discussion, and reference material will cover:

  • Firewise practices for creating defensible space around homes and buildings.
  • Thinning, pruning, and groundcover management practices to reduce fire hazards in woodlands.
  • Community Wildfire Protection Planning for neighborhoods.
  • Sources of assistance for assessing risk, planning and implementing fuels reduction and other treatments to reduce hazards.
  • Fuels reduction grants and cost-sharing opportunities for the future.

There is no fee, but space is limited and pre-registration is required. Or call 503-655-8631 or email jean.bremer@oregonstate.edu.

Sandy Library
38980 Proctor Boulevard
Glenn Ahrens
Glenn.Ahrens at oregonstate.edu
Forestry & Natrl Res Ext
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