Wildland Fire Prevention in a Wet Year in a Dry Climate

Thursday, May 18, 2017
7:00pm

OSU Extension Audtiorium
569 Hanley Road
Central Point, OR

Please RSVP to 541-776-7371
Cost $10/person, $15 couples, JJSWA members free

Speakers/panelists:

  • Lee Winslow, Oregon Department of Forestry
  • Brett Lutz, National Weather Service
  • Alison Lerch, Ashland Fire & Rescue

With all the rain we’ve had, growth of flammable vegetation will vigorous this spring and early summer, elevating the fire risk. Plus we’ll be dealing with the usual array of wildland fire challenges and hazards. Each of our panelists will provide a short summary from their unique perspectives on this year’s upcoming fire season followed by questions and answers

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One thought on “Wildland Fire Prevention in a Wet Year in a Dry Climate

  1. McLean, and officials at the National Weather Service and the Governor s Office of Emergency Services, or Cal OES, are unsure what will happen in 2017 as they abandon notions of a wildland-fire season and prepare for the threat new forest fuels might pose after a such a wet winter.

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