Know Your Forest Learning Library

Online Resource

Looking for practical information about managing your forestland? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together an extensive library of resources to help you reach your goals.
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The Nature Conservancy

Online Resource

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.

Woodland Notes Newsletter

Newsletter

The Woodland Notes newsletter is published quarterly and covers Clackamas, Marion & Hood River Counties.

Fire FAQs--How can landscapes with mixed ownerships be managed for fire effectively?

OSU Extension Catalog

Discusses how to manage landscapes for fire when areas are owned or managed by different people or entities. One in a series of fire FAQs that are based on questions that Forest & Natural Resource Extension agents and specialists have received from the people they serve.

By Kara Baylog, Carrie Berger, Dan Leavell

Life on the Dry Side Newsletter

Newsletter

OSU Forestry & Natural Resources Newsletter: Serving land managers and owners east of the Cascades.

Fire FAQs--Salvage Cutting: What are the effects on fire behavior and severity?

OSU Extension Catalog

Discusses the purpose and benefits of salvage cutting. One in a part of a series of fire FAQs that are based on questions Forest & Natural Resource Extension agents and specialists have received from the people they serve.

By Carrie Berger, Stephen Fitzgerald, Lauren Grand, Dan Leavell

Fire FAQs--Have the size and severity of forest wildfires increased in Oregon and across the West?

OSU Extension Catalog

Presents research findings from the last ten years on the patterns of fire sizes since the 1980s. One in a series of fire FAQs that are based on questions Forest & Natural Resource Extension agents and specialists have received from the people they serve.

By Max Bennett, Carrie Berger, Stephen Fitzgerald, Dan Leavell

Fire FAQs--Managing Wildfire for Resource Benefit: What is it and is it beneficial?

OSU Extension Catalog

Discusses the conditions, planning, and circumstances involved in managing naturally ignited wildfire as a strategic choice to achieve forest resource management objectives. One in a series of fire FAQs that are based on questions that Forest & Natural Resource Extension agents and specialists have...

By Carrie Berger, Stephen Fitzgerald, Dan Leavell

Keeping Your Home and Property Safe from Wildfire: A Defensible Space and Fuel Reduction Guide for Homeowners and Landowners

OSU Extension Catalog

This publication provides help for homeowners who want to reduce the wildfire risk around their homes or on their forest property by creating defensible space.

By Kara Baylog, Max Bennett, Stephen Fitzgerald

Fire Science Core Curriculum

OSU Extension Catalog

This curriculum is designed to teach the basics of fire to non-fire-professional community members, including instructors and landowners, such as ranchers and farmers. The goal is to reduce risk and fire hazard through education and understanding. This curriculum is divided into six parts: an...

By Carrie Berger, Stephen Fitzgerald, Dan Leavell, Robert (Bob) Parker