Oregon State University Extension has a new (March 2020) fact sheet that summarizes recent research on prescribed fire liability, risk, injury and insurance. The fact sheet concludes with a list of recommendations and practices for reducing risk while conducting prescribed fires. Check out the fact sheet via the link above.Continue Reading
The NEW SFE PB-Piedmont fact sheet (pdf) is out! PB-Piedmont is is a web browser-based tool for modeling nighttime and early morning smoke movement in the Piedmont region of the South. PB-Piedmont is useful for predicting where smoke and fog may accumulate at night to assess the potential for impacting roadways or smoke sensitive areas. Validation tests have shown that PB-Piedmont also works in other regions with less significant topographic relief. Check out the new fact sheet and then go try out the model yourself.