Oregon Department of Forestry, TILLAMOOK FOREST, wildfire

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

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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 all Oregon residents. As over 70% of Oregon’s wildfires are human-caused, the power of prevention is 100% our shared responsibility,” said Kristin Babbs, president of the Keep Oregon Green Association in a press release. “The purpose of the poster contest is to involve the public in helping reduce the number of carless wildfires we see each year and remind everyone how critical it is to prevent them.”

The all-ages contest is open now, with a deadline of 5 p.m. on August 9, the official day the . . .

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