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The Oregon Forestland-Urban Interface Fire Protection Act (SB360) passed by the Oregon Legislature in 1997.
This Forest Service general technical report describes the kinds, quality, amount, and gaps of scientific knowledge for making informed decisions on fuel treatments used to modify wildfire behavior and effects in dry forests of the interior Western United States. Published in 2004.
The Healthy Forest Restoration Act (HFRA) passed by the United States Congress in 2003. H.R. 1904
pTo help homeowners meet the requirements of SB360, Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) developed the Oregon Forestland-Urban Interface Fire Protection Act Property Evaluation & Self-Certification Guide./p
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...
Check-list for making your home Fire Safe. Two-page color brochure developed by the Fire Safe Council.
Safe Debris Burning: Seven simple tips from ODF to ensure you have a safe and effective debris burn.
Provides a diverse list of groundcovers, perennials, evergreen shrubs, deciduous shrubs, and conifer & deciduous trees that are both attractive and fire-resistant. All plants listed do well in Oregon. Some are coded for specific regions of the state.
Popular self-help guide for wildland/urban interface residents on how to live with fire. Modified by the Pacific Northwest Wildfire Coordinating Group for use in the Northwest.
A 2-page homeowner's guide to fire safe landscaping in brushland environments. Developed by the Fire Safe Council in 2008.

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