Last year, Oregon faced a destructive and disastrous fire season. And this year, the fire rate in Oregon has already surpassed normal. That’s why Baker County Commissioner Mark Bennett says homeowners need to put in the work to protect themselves and their property against wildfires. And, he says, residents should be less complacent and more proactive about fire protection. Bennett served on the Governor’s Council on Wildfire Response and will be featured in a speaker series by the World Forestry Center on how to create fire adapted communities. He joins us.

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