With a beautiful fall 🍁weekend around the corner it's EXTRA important to remember these super-simple campfire ⛺️🔥tips before you head outdoors!
As @smokey_bear says "we need you to prevent wildfires!"
#DYK? There are resources for preparing for evacuation if you have people with disabilities in your home!
Find @NFPA guide here: https://www.nfpa.org/.../Disabili.../EvacuationGuidePDF.ashx
As of Thursday there are now 8 active uncontained 🔥fires and complexes in the Pacific Northwest -- 2 in Washington and 6 in Oregon.
This brand new 🗺 shows the exact location of these 419,220 acres of active uncontained fires and complexes.
UPDATE: Whispering Pine Horse Camp will close a couple weeks early (Sept. 25) to provide time for campsite and corral improvements before winter. #camping
Now that the fire 🔥season is beginning to slow down -- you also need to SLOW 🛑DOWN. With the fires being put to rest, land managers now begin the process of rehabilitation. You'll likely see heavy equipment out on forest roads and you'll need to be careful with your🚙driving.
As of Wednesday there are now 11 active uncontained 🔥fires and complexes in the Pacific Northwest -- 4 in Washington and 7 in Oregon.
This brand new 🗺 shows the exact location of these 547,866 acres of active uncontained fires and complexes.
The Central Oregon Fire Information website is supported by Promoting Ecosystem Resilience and Fire Adapted Communities Together, a cooperative agreement between The Nature Conservancy, USDA Forest Service and agencies of the Department of the Interior — Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service and U.S. Fish & Wildlife through a subaward to the Watershed Research and Training Center. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.