Burn severity explained

Shovel Creek: an example of burn severity assessment and ecology in interior Alaska Zav Grabinski, Alaska Fire Science Consortium | https://storymaps.arcgis.com/ |Chris Smith, Geographic Information Network of Alaska Wildfire is a natural process that shapes the landscape of Alaska In 2019, the Shovel Creek Fire grew rapidly and threatened nearby neighborhoods north of Fairbanks. The […]

Communities For Healthy Forests – Supporting FFA is Supporting the Future of Forestry

Umpqua Community College hosted students from across the state at the Oregon FFA Forestry Career Development Event May 23. Staff Writer | Communities For Healthy Forests | 6-21-2022 Umpqua Community College hosted students from across the state at the Oregon FFA Forestry Career Development Event May 23. A handful of volunteers from Communities for Healthy […]

Planting Trees with Fir Grove Elementary

CRAIG REED | Communities for Healthy Forests | April 29th, 2022 One shovelful of dirt at a time, fifth grade students at Fir Grove Elementary School in Roseburg helped plant trees on the school’s grounds Friday afternoon.  With guidance and help from members of Communities For Healthy Forests, about 30 students took turns on the shovels […]

The Return to the Apple Jack Fire

The Apple Fire, about 21 miles east of Glide, burned through over 14,000 acres September of 2002. The latest photos are from our tour of the 2021 Jack fire which burned into the 2002 Apple Fire.

Taking a cruise through timber

The Forestry Club students from Umpqua Community College were able to experience an actual boots-on-the-ground timber cruise and do the work themselves on 57 acres of private property several miles northwest of Roseburg. Craig Reed | The News-Review | May 5, 2022 Four local college students took a break from classroom work on Friday to […]

Timber Harvest and Carbon

Office of Sustainability & Climate | fs.usda.gov | Active management of forests has been woven into the fabric of U.S. Forest Service conservation sinceCongress set aside the first national forest reserves in 1897. Through a variety of activities ranging from timber harvesting to tree planting to building trails, the Forest Service manages for multiple uses […]

Boulder scientist uses animations to better understand wildfire behavior

Boulder Fire

Coen explained that she developed this most recent animation to support some other interest from other research scientists in the emissions area and atmospheric chemistry air quality area.“They were very interested in the evolution of the fire and the consumption of the fuels and the impacts on the regional air quality. Luis de Leon | […]

New comic book details what to do in wildfires

The comic book series originated with OEM’s GeoHazards program, which works with partners to create tools and programs to make Oregon more resilient to earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes. This latest issue was produced in collaboration with OEM, Dark Horse Comics, Clackamas Community College, Oregon Dept. of Forestry and Keep Oregon Green. www.lakecountyexam.com | Jan 3, […]

Mendocino National Forest to host virtual symposium on postfire restoration

Mendocino National Forest to host virtual symposium on postfire restoration

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — The Mendocino National Forest is hosting a virtual symposium to guide the development of postfire restoration strategies on national forests in California. MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST | https://www.lakeconews.com/ | TUESDAY, 04 JANUARY 2022 LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — The Mendocino National Forest is hosting a virtual symposium to guide the development of postfire restoration […]

UC Berkeley Research Forest Tests Strategies for Wildfire Prevention

UC Berkeley Research Forest Tests Strategies for Wildfire Prevention

Researchers at the Blodgett Forest Research Station have been staging scientific experiments to gauge the effectiveness of different land management strategies. By Joe Rosato Jr. • Published December 10, 2021 • Updated on December 10, 2021 at 7:27 pm • https://www.nbcbayarea.com/ Long before megafires began annihilating California’s forests year after year, a modest 3,000-acre forest an hour-and-a-half northeast of Sacramento had become a […]