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Carrie Berger

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Content by Carrie Berger

Ash and debris clean up and removal

The Labor Day Fires constitute the biggest and most expensive disaster in Oregon history. As of October 12, 2020, over 4,000 residences and 1,400 other structures have been destroyed. The management of the ash and debris left behind is a 2-step process. First, household hazardous waste (HHW) must be removed. Once complete, the process of removing ash and debris may begin on the property.

Carrie Berger, Oregon Wildfire Recovery | Oct 2020 | Fact Sheet

Assessing post-fire survivability of trees and potential for salvage harvesting

This webinar will cover a visual method for assessing survival of trees that have been injured by wildfire. We will also discuss specifically how salvage operations are conducted, equipment used, wildlife considerations, economics, ...

Carrie Berger, Glenn Ahrens, Stephen Fitzgerald, Joe Goldsby, Rick Barnes | Oct 2020 | Video

After the fire checklist - fillable PDF

To make it easier to fill out, we have generated a fillable PDF form for the "After the fire checklist." Fill in the blanks to streamline your assessment process going to the next step (funding, contracting, further assistance). Don’t forget to include your map and photos.

Dan Leavell, Stephen Fitzgerald, Carrie Berger, Tiffany Hopkins | Oct 2020 | Fact Sheet