21st Century Fire Management: Building a Better Relationship with Fire

42.334531, -122.937584

569 Hanley Rd Central Point, OR 97502

569 Hanley Rd
Central Point, OR 97502
United States

United States

Event Cost
$10.00 per person
Contact name
Rachel Werling
Contact phone
Thu, Jan 24, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Rich Fairbanks has held various positions in the USDA Forest Service, including Interagency Hotshot Crew Foreman, Brush Disposal Crew Foreman, Division Supervisor, and Complex Burn Boss. His presentation will describe how we can use fire and mechanical fuel treatment to restore ecosystem structure and function while protecting life and property, with a special emphasis on Southwest Oregon. The discussion will cover changes in fire behavior and effects, fire staffing, zoning, building codes, and other issues.