Okanogan Conservation District has three opportunities for landowners to learn about wildfire preparedness and post-fire recovery:
Resource Fair for Natural Resource & Ag Recovery
Wednesday, August 13th 6pm-8pm @ Methow Valley CC Gym in Twisp
Over a dozen natural resource agencies and organizations will be available to talk with you about questions and concerns regarding post-fire recovery of the landscape. After brief opening remarks, you can visit with representatives and pick up information relevant to your situation. Groups will include Okanogan Conservation District; Washington State Departments of Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife, and Agriculture; United States Forest Service, United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service; National Weather Service; Methow Conservancy and others.
Natural Resources Recovery Workshop
Saturday, August 16th, 9am-12pm @ Pateros City Council Chambers
The workshop will provide information to help you assess the impacts of the fire on plants and soil, make you aware of post-fire risks to life and property, and provide resources to make educated decisions about how to address the fire impacts. A portion of the workshop will take place outside, in a burned area: please wear close-toed shoes. This workshop is focused on restoration of the natural resources and agriculture. Due to limited seating, the workshop is capped at 40 people. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 509-422-0855 x 5 to pre-register.
Firewise Preparedness Workshop
Saturday, August 16th, 3-5pm @ the Heli-ski Barn at Wilson Ranch 31 Early Winters Drive, Mazama
Learn to prepare your home and property for wildfire, and what to do when a wildfire is in the area. Due to limited seating, the workshop is capped at 40 people. Please email email@example.com or call 509-422-0855 x 5 to pre-register. Light refreshments will be provided.