Serving land managers and owners east of the Cascades.
Oregon Master Naturalist
Participate in science-based learning experiences that help you appreciate Oregon's diverse forest ecosystems and make informed decisions regarding forest policy and management. For example, our Master Naturalist Program offers opportunities to learn about the natural history of plants, animals, habitats, geology, culture, as well as the most relevant topics in sustainable natural resource management.
The Pacific Northwest region is an area where fire has always played a prominent role in the natural environment. Long before towns and subdivisions were established across the landscape, fires were a natural result of the frequent summer thunderstorms that traveled across the mountains and plains. However, decades of fire suppression have resulted in fuel conditions that have the potential to create intense wildfires.
Learn how to keep your property safe from wildfire or insect and disease outbreaks, and to build a legacy for future generations.
This publication provides an overview of how various silvicultural treatments affect fuel and fire behavior, and how to create fire-resistant forests. In properly treated, fire-resistant forests, fire intensity is reduced...
The degree of wildfire risk depends on both the probability of an ignition and the potential for damage or harm (such as loss of trees, homes, or even lives). Recognizing that you may have a high wildfire ...
Max Bennett, Stephen Fitzgerald, Robert (Bob) Parker, Marty Main, Andy Perleberg, Chris C. Schnepf, Ron Mahoney |
Oct 2010 |
Extension Catalog publicationPeer reviewed (Orange level)
Dig Into Our Educational Resources
Our catalog includes dozens of free publications, videos, webinars, and podcasts, covering a wide variety of topics, such as forest health, forest management planning, and estate and succession planning.
Woodland Stories is an audio tour of the forest from the perspective of family forest owners. These are stories about building your own cabin, planting trees by hand, watching an eagle’s nest, and so much more.
Valerie Elder, Tiffany Hopkins |
May 2018 |