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Oregon State Government Adapts As Wildfires Take Their Toll

OPB | Sept. 12, 2017 4:39 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

This year’s intense wildfire season in Oregon has reignited a long-simmering debate at the state Capitol: how to manage forests in a way that doesn’t lead to infernos.

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More Than 500,000 Acres Have Burned In Oregon So Far This Year

OPB | Sept. 6, 2017 3:51 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Wildfires have consumed more than a half-million acres in Oregon so far this year.

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FEMA Awards $7.8M To Oregon For 2015 Stouts Creek Fire Costs

The Register-Guard | July 22, 2017 11:01 a.m.

The Oregon Department of Forestry was awarded a $7.8 million grant from FEMA on Friday for costs associated with putting out the 2015 Stouts Creek Fire.

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Forestry Asks Landowners For Help Avoiding Eclipse Wildfires

OPB | July 21, 2017 11:41 a.m.

Oregon’s Department of Forestry is asking land owners in several districts around the state to do their part as the eclipse nears.