Lessons from the Milli Fire

February 26, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Northwest Fire Science Consortium

What will you learn?

The 2017 wildfire season impacted many forests and adjacent communities across the Western United States, leaving land managers, public officials and citizens with questions about how to more effectively mitigate wildfire risk and behavior. This webinar describes the Milli Fire of 2017 on the Sisters Ranger District in Central Oregon.  It is intended to be a general overview of the fire and impacts observed.  We will also highlight the role of the Deschutes Collaborative Forest Project, a community-based forest collaborative group, in forest restoration on the district and the impact those forest restoration treatments had on fire behavior.

Specifically we will address:

  • The fire history of the district and sequence of events during the fire
  • Resource impacts
  • Discussion of Fuels Treatment Effectiveness
  • The role of the Deschutes Collaborative Forest Project in supporting forest restoration on the District.


James Osborne – Fire Management Officer (FMO), Sisters Ranger District

Bill Munro –Natural Resource Team Leader, Sisters Ranger District

Larae Guillory – Assistant Fire Management Officer (Fuels), Sisters Ranger District

Ian Reid – District Ranger, Sisters Ranger District

Nicole Strong – Assistant Professor (Practice), Oregon State University Forestry and Natural Resources Extension

Session Details: Monday, February 26th, 2018 at 1:00pm US/Pacific || Duration: 1 hour

Who should participate?
Land managers/Practitioners, Scientists/Researchers, Other

Prepare your computer or mobile device in advance: WebEx instructions

Register HERE.