Fire season over for all Oregon Department of Forestry-protected lands

The Game Hog Creek Fire, July 22 2021. Photo: Chas Hundley Fire season ended in the last of the 16 million acres of Oregon forestland protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry as of Friday morning, ODF said.  Three districts—Klamath-Lake, Northeast Oregon and the Walker Range Forest Patrol Association—were the[Read More…]

Keep Oregon Green launches billboard contest, fire season drawing near, and more forestry news

Image courtesy ODF Those with artistic skill and a vision for “keeping Oregon free of wildfire” can enter a billboard poster art contest launched June 1 by Keep Oregon Green in honor of their 80th anniversary.  “We are excited to celebrate our important milestone by offering this fun opportunity to[Read More…]

Six acres burned in the Tillamook Forest as region enters fire weather watch

Monday’s wildfire. Photo: ODF TILLAMOOK FOREST – The wildfire season is here a bit early, with six acres burning on private forestland in the Tillamook Forest on Monday.  According to Forest Grove District forester Mike Cafferata with the Oregon Department of Forestry, the fire burned mostly in fresh timber harvest,[Read More…]

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