Backyard debris burning: How to do it safely

05/26/2016

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 State Fire Marshal urge you to consider chipping or recycling your yard debris. If burning is…Read more »

Create a circle of safety around your home

05/26/2016

Before summer arrives, create a circle of safety around your home to protect it from wildfire.  May is Oregon Wildfire Awareness Month, and the Oregon Department of Forestry, Keep Oregon Green Association, Oregon State Fire Marshal and fire educators statewide are spreading the word on ways to help prevent human-caused wildfires, as well as how…Read more »

Membership Letter 2016

04/18/2016

Keep Oregon Green values its members, and we are constantly seeking new avenues to grow our membership base. Are you interested in the health and productivity of our state’s forests, rangelands and agricultural lands? You may want to know about some of the key activities we were able to accomplish this past year. Please refer…Read more »

2014 Annual Report

04/18/2016

2015 Annual Report

04/18/2016

Funding to Celebrate Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

04/18/2016

April 18, 2016 Contact: Cindy Kolomechuk National Fire Plan Coordinator Oregon Dept. of Forestry 503-945-7444, cindy.kolomechuk@oregon.gov This year, eight Oregon communities at risk from wildfire were awarded $500 each to implement wildfire prevention projects on Wildfire Preparedness Day, May 7. Through its Firewise Communities USA Program, the National Fire Protection Association and State Farm Insurance…Read more »

Wildfire Knows No Season!

04/18/2016

Contact: Kristin Babbs, president Keep Oregon Green Association 503-945-7499, Kristin.a.babbs@oregon.gov May is Oregon Wildfire Awareness Month. Oregon experiences its heaviest wildfire activity during the summer, but fires occur all seasons of the year including spring. During May, federal, state, tribal and local fire agencies will be spreading the word about wildfire prevention and the steps…Read more »

ODF Encourages Fire Prevention in Spring Activities

03/24/2016

ODF Encourages Fire Prevention in Spring Activities As warmer spring weather inspires us to get out and enjoy all that central Oregon has to offer, ODF reminds us to practice fire safety to prevent uncontrolled fires. Warm dry weather alternating with cooler moist periods can give a false sense of reduced fire danger. Burning yard…Read more »

ODF Encourages Fire Prevention in Spring Activities

03/24/2016

As warmer spring weather inspires us to get out and enjoy all that central Oregon has to offer, ODF reminds us to practice fire safety to prevent uncontrolled fires. Warm dry weather alternating with cooler moist periods can give a false sense of reduced fire danger. Burning yard debris from landscaping projects or fuel reduction…Read more »