Wildfire Preparedness Workshops

for Farm/Forest Owners

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 6:00 PM - Wednesday, November 15, 2017 8:00 PM

Wildfire Preparedness Workshops for Farm/Forest Owners

 

  • November 7, Hood River Fire Dept. Community Room, 1785 MeyerPkwy, Hood River, OR
  • November 9, Santiam Elementary School, 450 SW Evergreen St, Mill City, OR 
  • November 15, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Boulevard Sandy, OR

All workshops are from 6:00-8:00pm

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   http://www.firewise.org/ 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. Email jean.bremer@oregonstate.edu or call the Clackamas County Extension office and ask for Jean at 503-655-8631. Registration is limited to 50 in Hood River, 40 in Mill City, and 30 in Sandy.

 

For online registration:

Hood River  http://bit.ly/2z4nieG

Mill City  http://bit.ly/2y4XEbA

Sandy  http://bit.ly/2krLB33

Off Campus
See above
Free, but preregistration is required
Jean Bremer
1 503 655 8631
jean.bremer at oregonstate.edu
Ext Clackamas Co Office
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