April 27, 2015

Forest restoration needs in Oregon

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The abnormally warm, dry weather that parked itself over southern Oregon and much of the Northwest last winter could usher in a doozy of a fire season. Collaborative restoration projects aim to mitigate that danger, but money is scarce and huge swaths of the state are at risk. This map, based on an analysis of forest restoration needs by The Nature Conservancy and the U.S. Forest Service, shows how much forestland in each watershed requires restoration work.

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