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Senate Bill 762 is comprehensive legislation passed with bipartisan support that will provide more than $220 million to help Oregon modernize and improve wildfire preparedness through three key strategies: creating fire-adapted communities, developing safe and effective response, and increasing the...
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...
On January 30, 2019, Governor Brown signed an executive order (EO 19-01) creating the Governor's Council on Wildfire Response. The Council is tasked to review Oregon's current model for wildfire prevention, preparedness and response, analyzing whether or not the current model is sustainable given...
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...
U.S. Forest Service publication that presents a framework for reducing wildfire risk at the landscape scale. Working together through shared stewardship, stakeholders can make cross-boundary investments to reduce fire risk and improve forest conditions across shared landscapes in a novel way. 28...
Oregon State University Extension guide that describes the process the Klamath-Lake Forest Partnership (KLFHP) has used to plan and implement cross-boundary restoration projects to achieve improved forest health conditions on large landscapes scales. It is intended as a model other individuals and...
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 (...
One page document that describes how the Oregon Wildfire Risk Explorer advanced map viewer can be used to update Community Wildfire Protection Plans in Oregon with US Forest Service data from the Pacific Northwest Quantitative Wildfire Risk Assessment and other datasets and tools.
A Pacific Northwest Extension publication that describes how forest landowners can reduce wildfire risk on their property. 
Report prepared by Pyrologix for the U.S. Forest Service. The purpose of the USFS Pacific Northwest Region Wildfire Risk Assessment (PNRA) is to provide foundational information about wildfire hazard and risk to highly valued resources and assets across Oregon and Washington. A wildfire risk...

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