UDRC Meeting: Wildlife-Friendly Fuels Reduction

November 15, 2018 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Sunriver Area Library
56855 Venture Ln

The Upper Deschutes River Coalition is excited to present Nicole Strong as our November speaker. Nicole serves as OSU Forestry and Natural Resources educator for Deschutes, Crook, Jefferson counties and the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. Nicole’s research and work focuses on empowering family woodland owners by helping them develop relevant knowledge and skills, and thus be able to make informed decisions regarding the stewardship of their lands. Nicole has an M.S. in Forest Resources from Pennsylvania State University, a B.S. in Wildlife Sciences from Purdue University, and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala from 1999-2001.

Wildlife-Friendly Fuels Reduction Techniques:
Regardless of your land management objectives or the size of your property, you can take steps to increase the diversity of wildlife that pass through or choose to reside there without sacrificing your defensible space. This talk will incorporate wildlife ecology principles to help you assess your property for habitat suitability, as seen through the eyes of wildlife, as well as provide some tips for wildlife-friendly fuels reduction and monitoring.

The Upper Deschutes River Coalition meets the third Thursday of each month at the Sunriver Library from 3 to 4:30 pm. Our November meeting date is the 15th. Please plan to attend

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