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OSU Extension Service is teaming up with a variety of partners to offer a webinar dedicated to fire safety in Marion County.

PMG FILE PHOTO - Forest officials to focus on limiting human-caused wildfires as dry conditions make fires likely this summer.OSU Extension Forestry & Natural Resources is teaming up with several other entities to conduct a free wildfire prevention webinar specific to Marion County.

Also included in the webinar will be Marion Soil & Water Conservation District, Silverton Fire District, Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal and various other partners.

Extension Forester Glenn Ahrens said the meeting will offer details about fire and emergency response specific to Marion County. Participants will be provided with information and resources, including grant programs, to help them work around their homes and land.

Ahrens said the meeting has multiple objectives: provide critical local information and contacts to assist residents with fire preparedness; learn county fire and emergency response structure; feature inspiring local examples; begin community or neighborhood networking.

Among the webinar's panel members will be Extension Fire Specialist Amanda Rau, Silverton Fire Chief Ed Grambusch, Office of the State Fire Marshal Regional Mobilization Coordinator Alan Fitzpatrick, Jenny Meisel and Jenny Ammon of Marion County Soil & Water Conservation, and Les Bachelor from Natural Resources Conservation District.

Details

Webinar: Wildfire Preparedness in Marion County

Date and time: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 15.

Cost: Free

Register Online: https://beav.es/3B5

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Phone: 503-655-8631

Useful Link: Check out the Extension's "Fire aware, Fire prepared" webinar at

beav.es/FA.


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