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About SWO Recon Intial Attack Map Series
SWO Recon is an initial attack map resource developed by the Oregon Department of Forestry GIS Unit. This map library consists of the following 4 maps for each USGS 7.5′ quadrangle within the Southwest Oregon Protection District:
Collectively, these maps are designed to help District and visiting resources during the first operational period of a fire. The information on these maps will help develop strategies for establishing reliable water sources, mitigating threats to existing structures, taking advantage of existing road beds to build firelines, and identifying fuel breaks and terrain challenges.