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Report prepared by Pyrologix and the USDA Forest Service on the exposure of housing units to wildfire in Oregon and Washington. Two approaches were taken. The first—called an in situ analysis—rates the exposure of housing units where they exist on the landscape. The second approach rates the...
Oregon Public Broadcasting article on an analysis of the 100 communities most threatened by wildfire in Oregon and Washington done by the U.S. Forest Service and Pyrologix. In Washington, the cities of Leavenworth, Ellensburg, Selah, Spokane and Wenatchee top the list. In Oregon, the list is...
Briefing paper on the exposure of human communities to wildfire in the Pacific Northwest by Pyrologix and the US Forest Service. In the paper is a link that opens an Excel spreadsheet that lists all of the communities assessed in Oregon & Washington. The top 50 are at the end of the paper (...
A strategy document from the Oregon Coastal Management Program, Department of Land Conservation and Development (2009).
Learn more about what a community is and how various attributes or characteristics of communities interact by exploring the Community Model. Presentation developed by Lena Etuk, Oregon State University Rural Studies Program.
Document prepared by the Oregon Partners for Disaster Resistance and Resilience and published in the 2006 Risk Management Yearbook.
A Handbook for Wildland-Urban Interface Communities on how to prepare a Community Wildfire Protection Plan. Sponsored by the Society of American Foresters, National Association of State Foresters, National Association of Counties, and the Communities Committee of the Seventh American Forest...
Local Coordinating Groups in Oregon are teams of stakeholders with a common interest in the National Fire Plan goals. Community Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPPs) are developed by these groups, which may be based on existing social networks (e.g. watershed councils) or, in other cases, newly formed...
Guidelines for developing urban forest practice ordinances published by the Oregon Department of Forestry Forest Practices Program, and Urban and Community Forestry Program. November, 1999.
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