Month: May 2016

Uncategorized | May 31, 2016

Spring Cleanup Should Prevent Wildfires, Not Start Them

Many Oregonians have good intentions when they set out to eliminate the fire hazards around the home. But the way they go about it may actually start a wildfire. Using the right tool in the right place at the right time is crucial during clean-up. Get any of these wrong, and the outcome could be […]

Uncategorized | May 19, 2016

Eight Western States Proclaim May as Wildfire Awareness Month

The governors of eight western states have signed a proclamation recognizing May 2016 as Wildfire Awareness Month. The chief executives of Oregon, Washington, Nevada, California, Idaho, Utah, Montana and South Dakota encourage all citizens to ‚Äútake steps to better prepare their home and communities for wildfires and work toward becoming a fire-adapted community.” These states, […]

Uncategorized | May 18, 2016

Backyard Debris Burning: How to Do It Safely

May is Wildfire Awareness Month and the ideal time to reduce the excess vegetation around your home that could pose a wildfire threat. As you begin spring clean-up, Keep Oregon Green, the Oregon Department of Forestry and the Oregon State Fire Marshal urge you to consider chipping or recycling your yard debris. If burning is […]

Uncategorized | May 2, 2016

2016 Aviation Cooperators Meeting

The presentation and agenda for the 2016 aviation cooperators meeting is now available. Please contact Jesse Blair (541) 664-3328 or Steve Wetmore (541) 474-3152 if you have an questions. Click HERE for the agenda. Click HERE for the presentation. Click HERE for the APM (Aviation Procedures Manual)