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Video: Valley View Fires of 2008 and Firewise Community
In 2008, the Valley View fire in the Dishman Hills outside of Spokane burned 13 homes and 1,200 acres. A number of homes survived because residents applied Firewise principles to protect their residences. In this video produced by the Spokane County ...
Categories: Forestry, Environmental studies, WSU Extension
Tags: Wildfire, Forest fires, Forest management
Map: Historic wildfires of the Pacific Northwest
Wildfires have been part of the Pacific Northwest for centuries. This map shows some of the historic fires from the 1850s to 2000 in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and western Montana....
Categories: History, Forestry
Tags: Wildfire, Northwest history, Forest fires, Maps
How to protect your home from wildfires
If you live in a wildfire-prone area, preparation and forethought is key to your personal safety and preserving your home. You can follow these ten FireSafe steps to prepare your home and land.(Courtesy www.firesafespokane.com, a service of the...
Categories: Forestry, Natural sciences
Tags: Wildfire, Natural Resources, Forest fires, Housing
Video: Small forest management
Kevin Zobrist, a Washington State University Extension agent, teaches forest stewardship in the northern Puget Sound region. He helps landowners manage their forests and keep their woodlands healthy. He explains the differences between natural and hu...
Categories: Forestry, WSU Extension
Tags: Forest management