The weather outlook for this winter is tending towards cooler and wetter than average (https://beav.es/JUx). A relief from relatively warmer and drier conditions that have kept Oregon in a state of drought compared to average conditions for the time of year (https://beav.es/JUf).
At the same time, I am hopeful that the winter storms are not too extreme, given the hazards of erosion and debris flows across the areas that burned in the Labor Day fires. Areas at risk in the event of heavy rains have been assessed and mapped by the Erosion Threat Assessment and Reduction Team. Their results are published in a series of videos for the major fires. For the Beachie/Lionshead fires go to https://beav.es/JiZ and for the Riverside fire go to https://beav.es/Ji4.
Christmas Tree Corner We are all anxious to have 2020 and Covid-19 and elections behind us. So, I wanted to get you all excited about the year 2031. That’s the year that a new Christmas tree progeny trial will reach harvest (evaluation) size. Continue reading
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Amanda Rau will serve as the Extension Fire Program's Fire Specialist in the Willamette Valley and North Cascades fire service area and will be housed at the Lane County... Continue reading
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