Content tagged "wildfire"

"If in Doubt, Throw it Out" - What to do With Food and Medication After a Wildfire

Food Safety Wildfire Updated: December 08, 2015

Canned goods that are dented, bulging, or rusted or that have been charred or exposed to extreme heat should be discarded. Refrigerators and freezers may not...

Coping Emotionally after a Wildfire

Wildfire Updated: November 20, 2015

Article Written by: Janean Creighton, Oregon State University Extension, Corvallis, OR   Coping with the aftermath of any disaster can take an emotional...

eWIN Articles on Wildfire Access and Escape Routes

Wildfire Updated: November 18, 2015

 

eWIN Live Webcast Information

Wildfire Updated: November 18, 2015

 Please check the eXtension Wildfire Information Network Webcast Series page regularly for updates to the schedule or join the eWIN Google Group to...

eWIN Webcast Series

Wildfire Updated: November 18, 2015

 The Extension Wildfire Information Network (eWIN) is now offering viewers relevant and timely information about surviving wildfire via live and recorded...

eWIN Other Links

Wildfire Updated: November 18, 2015

 Firewise CommunitiesThe Fire Safe Council (California)Idaho Firewise ProgramMichigan Firewise ProgramCalifornia Fire Science ConsortiumCalifornia Office of...

eWIN Research Papers

Wildfire Updated: November 18, 2015

 

eWIN Articles on Wildfire Policy Issues

Wildfire Updated: November 18, 2015

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eWIN Articles on Community/Social Issues

Wildfire Updated: November 18, 2015

 

eWIN Articles on During Fire Prepare, Stay and Defend

Wildfire Updated: November 18, 2015

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eWIN Articles on During Fire Evacuation

Wildfire Updated: November 18, 2015

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eWIN Articles on During Fire Deciding if you Should Stay or Go

Wildfire Updated: November 18, 2015

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eWIN Articles on Before Fire Evacuation Preparedness

Wildfire Updated: November 18, 2015

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eWIN About Wildfire Articles

Wildfire Updated: November 18, 2015

  

Firescaping - Landscape Design for Wildfire Defensible/Survivable Space

Fire safety must be a major factor in landscape design when homes are built in wildfire-prone areas. Appropriate landscapes can make a significant...

Evacuation from a Wildfire: One Farm's Experience

Article by Mary Wilson, Half Creek Farm, Bickleton WAI’ve always felt smugly prepared for whatever disaster might happen on our farm. I spent time organizing...

Janean Creighton

Wildfire Updated: June 14, 2014

               Janean Creighton is an Associate Professor and Extension Specialist for the Oregon State University & USFS Pacific NW Partnership Project. ...

Yvonne Barkley

Wildfire Updated: June 14, 2014

               Yvonne Barkley is the Associate Extension Forester at the University of Idaho and has been in her current position since 1990. She earned a...

Mike Kuhns

Wildfire Updated: June 14, 2014

               Mike Kuhns, Professor and Extension Forester in the Department of Wildland Resources at Utah State University, promotes fire safety in...

JoAnne Skelly

Wildfire Updated: June 14, 2014

JoAnne Skelly is the Extension Educator with the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension (UNCE) for Carson City and Storey County. She joined UNCE in 1992...

Ed Smith

Wildfire Updated: June 14, 2014

 Ed Smith is currently employed by the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and serves as the natural resource management specialist for western...

Elaine Bush

Wildfire Updated: June 14, 2014

               Elaine Bush attended Michigan State University, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in 1973 and a Master of Arts in 1976.  She majored in...

How do I make an evacuation less stressful?

Wildfire Updated: November 15, 2013

Planning for evacuation and taking action ahead of time can reduce the stress. Pre-fire planning, including making a list of what to do and what to take with...

Selecting Firewise Plants

Wildfire Updated: October 17, 2013

Firewise plants have a number of characteristics in common, but also can vary considerably. Below are some important points about these plants and their...

Glenn Nader

Wildfire Updated: August 11, 2013

 Glenn Nader has always lived in wildfire-prone areas. He’s a fourth generation California rancher who has been through three wildfires in Lassen County –...

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