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Sept. 21, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Portrait of the Shadow Lake forest fire

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Filed under: Forestry, Wildfire


Sept. 08, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Video: "Someday that watershed is going to burn..."

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Filed under: Forestry, Wildfire


Sept. 07, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Video: How fast wildfire can spread

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Filed under: Forestry, Wildfire


Aug. 30, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

In federal forests: Who's keeping controlled burns under control?

A prescribed burn (one set deliberately by land managers for ecological health) went wild last week on federal forestland in Montana, sparking a debate over whether the feds are doing enough to keep controlled burns, well, under control. Continue reading →

Filed under: Land, Forestry, Wildfire


Aug. 27, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

Wildfires: People outpace lightning by far (on state land) Continue reading →

Filed under: Land, Forestry, Wildfire


Aug. 04, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

Homes skew Rooster Rock forest firefight

Firefighters working to quell Oregon's biggest forest fire of the season focused on defending homes and fellow firefighters as the southern line of the blaze advanced at Rooster Rock near Sisters Wednesday. Continue reading →

Filed under: Land, Deschutes National Forest, Wildfire



About Ecotrope

In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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