wildfires

Prescribed burns and smoke

Change To Oregon Smoke Rules Seeing Early Results For Prescribed Burns (OPB, 6/19/2019)

Prescribed fire policy barriers and opportunities : a diversity of challenges and strategies across the west (2018) University of Oregon

Oregon smoke management annual report (annual) Oregon Department of Forestry

Wildfire season preparation

Firefighters brace for tough Pacific Northwest wildfire season (Oregonian, 6/10/2019)

Wildfire report (annual) Oregon Department of Forestry, Fire Protection Division

Exposure of human communities to wildfire in the Pacific Northwest (2018) United States Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region

Communities at risk from wildfire

The 50 Oregon towns most threatened by wildfire clustered around Bend and Medford (Statesman Journal, 6/4/19)

Beauty and wildfire danger: Southwest Oregon fights to avoid becoming ‘next Paradise’ (Statesman Journal, 6/4/19)

Exposure of human communities to wildfire in the Pacific Northwest [PDF] (2018) United States Forest Service

Upcoming wildfire season

Air Quality: Smoke on horizon as wildfire season looms (Tillamook Headlight Herald, 5/30/19)

Wildfire smoke and your health [PDF] (2014) Oregon Health Authority

El humo de incendios forestales y su salud [PDF] (2014) Oregon Health Authority

Oregon wildfire response protocol for severe smoke episodes [PDF] (2018) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality