The Canopy | August 2022

Outflanking Fire With Common Sense | By Melvin Thornton
Are we “Protecting” our Forests to Death? | By Dale Pospisil

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 […]

Fuel breaks touted as first priority for historic Stanislaus National Forest project

Mechanical fuel reduction treatments to create more than 6,000 acres of strategically located fuel breaks near Highway 108 corridor communities have been identified as the highest-priority first step in a massive project to reduce fire threats in the South Fork and Middle Fork Stanislaus watersheds, according to a formal decision signed and dated by the […]

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, […]

Wildfire potential predicted to be high in Southern Plains, Florida, Georgia, and Carolinas

Bill Gabbert | https://wildfiretoday.com | January 2, 2022 NIFC’s wildfire potential outlook, January through April The forecast for wildland fire potential issued January 1 by the National Interagency Fire Center predicts that for the next four months the potential for wildfires will be higher than average in the Carolinas, Georgia, Florida, and the central and […]

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 […]