Ashland Forest Resilience

Forest Restoration Project Teaches, Too

Jul 23, 2015
Lomakatsi Restoration Project

Forest restoration can be a learning experience as well as a benefit for the environment.

And it IS, in the Ashland Watershed Summer youth Training and Employment Program. 

Lomakatski Restoration Project is one of the partners in the Ashland Forest Resiliency Stewardship Project, and Lomatski adds high school juniors and seniors to its workforce in the summer, both for learning and for pay. 

Fixing Up A Forest For The Long Term

Feb 27, 2014

Smoke rose from the hills above Ashland recently, and nobody got alarmed. 

Periodic controlled burns are among the features of the ongoing Ashland Forest Resiliency Stewardship Project (AFR). 

When Letting The Forest Burn Is The Best Option

Oct 15, 2013
PNW #2 IMTeam

Fire helped create the forests of our region, but we've spent more than a century working very hard to stop fires from either starting or spreading. 

That has changed in recent years, but it's not an overnight process.