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Wildfire in Our Forests: How Extension Is Taking Action and so Can You

Fire season is officially upon us here in Oregon. It is not always obvious to many of us in the Willamette Valley since we get so much rain during the rainy season. However, it is important to remember that even short ...

Amanda Brenner | Jun 2020 | Article

Survival Basics: Stress Less

In an emergency, fear and anxiety are a natural reaction. However, there are ways to prepare for those tense, anxious moments with an emotional toolkit that helps you cope and respond effectively during a disaster. This ...

Lynette Black | Jun 2020 | OSU Extension Catalog

The Home Ignition Zone: Protecting Your Property from Wildfire

Wildfire is inevitable — learn what you need to know to prepare your home and property. Handy worksheets help you assess each zone of your property to reduce the threat wildfires pose. This publication is one of a series of Land Steward Rural Resource Guidelines.

Max Bennett | Jun 2020 | OSU Extension Catalog

Fire Adapted Communities and Ready, Set, Go! Webinar - Recorded

Oregon State University’s Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Fire Program and its partners present a webinar series on Wildfire Preparedness and Prevention in Oregon.

Carrie Berger | May 2020 | Video

Fire Behavior and Home Ignition Zone Webinar - Recorded

Oregon State University’s Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Fire Program and its partners present a webinar series on Wildfire Preparedness and Prevention in Oregon.

May 2020 | Video

Wildfire Awareness Webinar - Recorded

Oregon State University’s Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Fire Program and its partners present a webinar series on Wildfire Preparedness and Prevention in Oregon.

May 2020 | Video

It's time to get ready for fire season

Wildfire risks are rising, but you can take steps to reduce a fire's impact on your home and property. Learn to create a "defensible space" around your home that can keep flames at bay.

Lauren Grand | May 2020 | Article