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2017 Spring Annual Report 5_23_2017

2017 Spring Annual Report 5_23_2017

May 23, 2017– Sitting around a campfire is one of the special times we all enjoy, but campfires are also a major cause of wildfires. May is Wildfire Awareness Month, and Keep Oregon Green, the Oregon State Fire Marshal, and the Oregon Department of Forestry urge Oregonians to follow these basic outdoor safety tips: •…Read more »

May 15, 2017–May is Wildfire Awareness Month and the ideal time to reduce the excess vegetation around your home that could pose a wildfire threat. As you begin spring clean-up, Keep Oregon Green, the Oregon Department of Forestry and the Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal urge you to consider chipping or recycling your yard…Read more »

May 9, 2017–Before summer arrives, create a circle of safety around your home to protect it from wildfire. May is Oregon Wildfire Awareness Month. All month long the Oregon Department of Forestry, Keep Oregon Green Association, the Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal and fire educators statewide are spreading the word on ways to prevent…Read more »

KEEP OREGON GREEN ASSOCIATION is a recipient of a Google Ad Grants award. The Google Ad Grants program supports registered nonprofit organizations that share Google’s philosophy of community service to help the world in areas such as science and technology, education, global public health, the environment, youth advocacy, and the arts. Google Ad Grants is…Read more »

Nine Oregon communities were awarded $500 each to implement wildfire prevention projects on Wildfire Community Preparedness Day. They are joining a nationwide effort to reduce their wildfire risk on May 6, 2017. The National Fire Protection Association’s Community Wildfire Preparedness Day is a call to action that gives people of all ages a chance to…Read more »

Click on the link to see a summary of KOG’s 2016 activities. Newsletter 2017 (5)

During May, Keep Oregon Green will promote wildfire prevention topics via traditional and social media each week to help homeowners and tourists learn how to ensure their outdoor activities do not spark the next wildfire. For more information, visit these websites: Keep Oregon Green, www.keeporegongreen.org; Oregon Dept. of Forestry, www.oregon.gov/odf; Office of the State Fire…Read more »

May 1, 2017 Contact: Kristin Babbs, president Keep Oregon Green Association 503-945-7499, Kristin.a.babbs@oregon.gov The governors of eight western states have signed a proclamation recognizing May 2017 as Wildfire Awareness Month. The chief executives of Oregon, Washington, Nevada, California, Idaho, Utah, Montana and South Dakota encourage all citizens to “take steps to better prepare their home…Read more »