Benton Small Woodlands Virtual Annual Meeting, Thursday, January 28, 2021, 18:00-19:30

Although we can’t meet in person, we will have a virtual meeting to get reacquainted, share a virtual beverage of choice, take care of annual organizational business, hear Jim James’ Last Annual OSWA Update prior to another semi-retirement, get the Log Report from Van Decker, and listen to a timely presentation on the Labor Day Fires. We apologize to those who may be uncomfortable with such activities, but we encourage you to participate via telephone or enlist the help of family or friends. Mark your calendars. Meeting details to follow.

“Unprecedented or Unexpected? A Look at Oregon’s 2020 Labor Day Fires”, Christopher Dunn OSU College of Forestry

As we all know, 2020 will be forever known for all things unusual, and the Labor Day fires were yet another example. Were they unprecedented? What conditions led to their development? What can be done to prepare? These are some of the questions we’ll explore together as we take a look back at these low-probability, high-consequence events.

Dr. Christopher Dunn is a Research Associate in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University. He spent eight years in fire suppression and fuels management prior to pursuing research on fire effects and ecosystem response to mixed severity fires. Chris is also a member of the U.S. Forest Service’s Wildfire Risk Management Science Team.

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When: Jan 28, 2021 05:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Topic: Benton Small Woodlands Association Annual Meeting

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