Fire Resilient Woodlands

43.2098241, -123.340364

1134 SE Douglas Ave, PO Box 1165 Roseburg, OR 97470

1134 SE Douglas Ave, PO Box 1165
Roseburg, OR 97470
United States

United States

Sat, Apr 20, 2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Cost
$10 per person / $15 per couple (sharing materials)
Contact name
Alicia Christiansen
Contact phone

Is your forest ready for fire season? Do you have a lot of downed trees and debris laying in your woods due to the big February snow storm?

Summer will be here before we know it and the accumulation of downed wood (fuel) in your forest can increase your risk for wildfire. OSU Extension is partnering with the Douglas Small Woodlands Association and the Douglas Forest Protective Association to offer a one-day workshop where you will learn techniques and strategies for making your land more resilient to wildfire.

Topics include: selective thinning for fuel reduction, tree-friendly pruning techniques, slash management (e.g. pile burning, chipping), fire behavior, defensible space, how to form a FireWise Community, and an update on the coming fire season, including relevant rules/restrictions for public/industrial operations. 

Care for your woods before it's too late. Don’t miss out on this great workshop!

We will spend the morning inside, then head to the field in the afternoon. Please plan on carpooling. We will return to the Extension office by 4pm.

Bring a lunch, sturdy boots, and appropriate layers.