Conditions Just Right for A.F.R. Burns

MEDFORD, Ore. — Crews with the United States Forest Service walked from pile to pile lighting them on fire on designated areas of the Ashland Watershed to make progress on the Ashland Forest Resiliency Project while weather conditions were just right. “To burn the piles like we’re doing, we need the weather, we need the … Continue reading »

Students Work on Preserving Watershed

ASHLAND, Ore. — A crew of 20 Rogue Valley high school students helped prepare for future prescribed burns Wednesday afternoon as part of a program that teaches them about the environment while they work in the Ashland water shed. “My main motivation for doing this is restoring the ecosystem and learning to take care of … Continue reading »