Education

The number, size, and impact of fires on our Federal Forests over the last several years has aroused the public’s interest, concern, and desire for answers related to the causes and prevention of these increasing fire events. 

Education on all age levels and across all demographics is the key to motivating those responsible for the management of our Federal Forests to enact more effective and efficient policies regarding the various issues related to fire on our Federal Forest lands. 

CHF is dedicated and committed to the challenge of providing scientifically sound information and data regarding the causes, impacts, and solutions to all aspects of fire on Federal Forest land. 

CHF sponsors tree planting projects for all school age children, forest tours for all members of our community, and participates in a wide variety of public forums. 

CHF is a supporting sponsor of the FFA organization and participated in establishing the Forestry program at Umpqua Community College in Oregon.

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Education

Life of a Snag 

A snag is a dead tree that is still standing. Snags come in all sizes and occur in all species. The Douglas Fir snag is

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The Impact of CHF Forestry Tours

Lifetime forester Javier Goirigolzarri leads forestry tours where community members get off the beaten path and into areas where fire has impacted the landscape. Javier’s passion for education and forestry is obvious as he immerses members of the tour into the story of what happens to the forest after fire.

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Life of a Snag 

A snag is a dead tree that is still standing. Snags come in all sizes and occur in all species. The Douglas Fir snag is of particular interest as it is the tree that occupies the majority of the timbered regions in western Oregon.  

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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

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