The role of fire - past, present, future - in our backyard "rainforests" of the PNW

November 17, 2017 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Most of us in the “wet” forests of western Oregon and Washington got our fill of smoke this past summer from an amazing year of wildfires.  For many, the situation was a “once-in-a-lifetime” event. Join us for a webinar/discussion on the role of fire -- past, present and future -- in our backyard “rainforests” of the  PNW.


Fire Regime: Past, Present, Future; Addressing Multiple Perspectives
Tom Spies, USFS, PNW Research Station, Corvallis

Ecology: Effects of Fire on Vegetation
Steve Acker, R6 Ecologist, US Forest Service

Opportunities and Challenges to Restoring Mixed Severity Fire Regimes:  Examples from the Willamette National Forest

Jane Kertis, R6 Ecologist, US Forest Service 


Sign in Visual:   adobe connect

Audio:  888-844-9904    access code 8596078  


All welcome!  Share widely.  This will be taped and available at