After a Fire

Sources of Assistance for Salvage and Reforestation

  • Salvage logging: Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF)
  • Tree planting: species, seedling type, availability: ODF Stewardship Foresters
  • Financial Assistance: State and federal cost-share, state grants, state and federal income tax credits: ODF Stewardship Foresters, local Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCD) and Watershed Councils, USDA- Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS)

Soil Stabilization

  • Grass seeding mixtures: Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) Access and Habitat Program, USDA-NRCS, local SWCD
  • Mechanical barriers: USDA-NRCS, ODF Stewardship Foresters
  • Financial assistance: USDA-NRCS and Farm Services Agency (FSA), Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board (OWEB)

Wildlife Habitat

  • Forage: ODFW Access and Habitat Program
  • Snags and downed logs: ODFW wildlife biologist, ODF
  • Financial assistance: ODFW Access and Habitat Program
  • Grass seeding mixtures: ODFW Access and Habitat Program, USDA-NRCS, Oregon State University Extension Financial assistance for grass seeding, rebuilding fences: ODFW Access and Habitat Program, USDA-NRCS and FSA

Smokey Says

ALWAYS BE CAREFUL
Only you can prevent wildfires

Upcoming Events

Oct 2021

BCSW Fall Mini Tour - Krause Family Tree Farm - Rita Adams Property - Sept 16th - 9am - Details to be determined! - 10/16/2021 at 9:00 am
NEOSWA Neighbor to Neighbor Tour - 10/30/2021 at 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Nov 2021

Benton Chapter Monthly Meeting - 11/01/2021 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ODF Board of Forestry - November 3/4 - 11/03/2021 - 11/04/2021 at All Day
CCFFA Board of Directors Meeting - 11/10/2021 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Dec 2021

Benton Chapter Monthly Meeting - 12/06/2021 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Jan 2022

DSWA Annual Dinner - 01/25/2022 at 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Jun 2022

2022 State OSWA Convention - Jun 23-25, 2022 - Corvallis, Oregon - 06/23/2022 - 06/25/2022 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Jul 2022

BCSW Annual Summer Picnic - Castle Family Forest - 07/23/2022 at 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Jul 2023

BCSW Annual Summer Picnic - Castle Family Forest - 07/23/2023 at 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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