Workshops for Landowners and Residents
Reports of destructive and life-threatening wildfires that have occurred in western states in the past few years may make owners of forested land nervous about the upcoming dry weather of summer. Be proactive and educate yourself on the steps you can take to make your home and property more fire resistant!
Three upcoming workshops will offer these topics:
- Creating defensible space around your home and outbuildings
- Reducing the fuel that makes fires more destructive and difficult to fight
- Making a plan for your family to escape in the case of wildfire
- Connecting with technical and limited financial assistance
The workshops are free to attend, but space is limited, so registration is required. All workshops are from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Choose from these three dates and locations:
February 28: Estacada Community Center 200 SW Clubhouse Dr., Estacada
March 12: Molalla Grange Hall 127 Grange Ave., Molalla
April 4: Hoodland Fire Station 69634 E. Hwy 26, Welches
To reserve your seat, contact Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District at 503-210-6000, or send an email message to firstname.lastname@example.org
These workshops are made possible through a partnership between Clackamas Community College, Clackamas County Department of Disaster Management, Clackamas County Farm Forestry Association, Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District, Oregon Department of Forestry, and Oregon State University Extension Service.