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Reducing fire risk on your forest property

A Pacific Northwest Extension publication that describes how forest landowners can reduce wildfire risk on their property. 

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October 2010
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Can 'Moneyball' Fix The West's Wildfire Management Problem?

Oregon Public Broadcasting article about the current flaws in fighting wildfires and offers alternative approaches and benefits to letting more wildfires burn based on interviews with government and independent scientists who study fire management and ways to improve it. The story features data from the Advanced Oregon Wildfire Risk Explorer map viewer.

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July 16, 2018
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Study Shows It Pays To Treat Invasive Grass On Your Ranch

Article presented by the Sage Grouse Initiative that shows how it pays to treat invasive grasses on your ranch land. The study was conducted by the NRCS in 2017.
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2018
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2017 Wildfire Season

Executive Summary of the 2017 Wildfire Season in the Pacific Northwest presented in a story map format. Created by the U.S. Forest Service.
Resource Date: 
2017
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Sage Grouse: A Life Cycle in Photos

Story map by the Natural Resource Conservation Service that features photos and narrative about the Sage-grouse through the four seasons.
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An Upstream Battle: Restoring Whychus Creek

This multiimedia story focuses on the Whychus Creek restoration project within the Deschutes Basin. Restoration, water, habitat and obstacles are the natural resource issues addressed in this story.

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Redefining Oregon

In a recent Rural Studies Working Paper, researchers examined three nationwide systems for defining rural and urban areas. They found that the choice of classification system has far-reaching research and policy implications.

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Money in a Stream Bank: Ecosystem Service Markets in Oregon

"Money in a Streambank" tells the story of a regulation-driven ecosystem services project.

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VIP Treatment: Rewarding Landowners for Riparian Stewardship

VIP Treatment: Rewarding Landowners for Riparian Stewardship: tells the story of a voluntary program

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Gaining ground: Oregon's land use planning, past and present

The Oregon Story of Land Use. Who owns the land? Who controls it? These two questions frame the story of land use planning in Oregon. View a short multimedia story on Oregon land use planning, past and present.

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