photo by Stephen Ward (Cropped from original)

Face coverings required: Per university policy, face coverings are required in indoor OSU Extension spaces and activities.

Fire in the landscape: history, adaptation, and mitigation in Clatsop County

Oct 14, 2021 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PDT

No Cost

Contact for questions and requests for accessibility-related accommodations
Aaron Groth

Remote attendance details

This event will be hosted on Zoom to allow for remote attendance. You do not need an account to attend.

Follow this link to join this event on Zoom.

NCWA River Council Meeting

October 14, 2021 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The North Coast Watershed Association River Council serves the Skipanon, Nicolai-Wckiup, and Youngs Bay watersheds. We meet on even-numbered months on the second Thursday via zoom. These meetings are PUBLIC and we hope to see you soon!

North Coast Watershed Association – Communities working together, restoring watersheds on the North Coast of Oregon (

Email us if you have any questions at [email protected] and you can view meeting minutes here.

“Fire in the landscape: history, adaptation, and mitigation in Clatsop County”

Fire has played a key role shaping Clatsop County’s landscape. Large, infrequent wildfires are usually associated with preceding drought and east wind events. This talk will cover coastal fire history, prescribed fire as a land management tool, and steps you can take to prepare for fire.

"Los incendios en el paisaje: historia, adaptación y mitigación en el condado de Clatsop"

El fuego ha jugado un papel clave en la configuración del paisaje del condado de Clatsop. Los incendios forestales grandes e infrecuentes generalmente se asocian con sequías precedentes y eventos de viento del este. Esta charla cubrirá la historia de los incendios costeros, el fuego prescrito como una herramienta de manejo de la tierra y los pasos que puede tomar para prepararse para el fuego.

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