The dates of this training are: April 29-May 10, 2019.
There is widespread recognition within conservation, restoration, and land management agencies across the state of the need to increase ecologically-based, landscape restoration. To do so will require the expanded use of prescribed fire to achieve a wide range of desired outcomes.
Significant barriers exist to expanded application of fire to achieve restoration and stewardship benefits in fire-adapted ecosystems. Such challenges highlight the need for collaboration between local, state, federal, and non-governmental organizations to achieve our shared goal of increased application of prescribed fire for ecological, economic, and social benefits.
Ongoing complementary efforts like the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy, the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program, the Fire Learning Network, the Fire-Adapted Communities Network, and the Oregon Prescribed Fire Council underscore the timeliness of cross-organizational cooperative efforts to develop new tools, partnerships, resources, and strategies to increase the quality, pace, and scale of fire-adapted ecosystem restoration.
The Oregon TREX Programs area direct response to the growing need to demonstrate local leadership and innovative solutions towards our common goal of increasing the quality, pace and scale of fire-adapted ecosystem restoration and creation of fire-adapted communities.