Responding to Wildfires

Post-Fire Restoration Work

Volunteers and volunteer leaders from Jackson County Parks, Rogue Basin Partnership, Rogue Riverkeeper, Rogue River Watershed Council, Rogue Valley Council of Governments, Rogue Valley Sewer Services, The Freshwater Trust, and others have been working within North Ashland, Phoenix, and Talent to seed, lay straw, and pick up non-hazardous trash in impacted riparian areas.

During the weekends of October 24th and 25th and October 31st and November 1st, 441 volunteer hours were recorded. If you’re interested in volunteering, the following events could use extra volunteers:

Saturday, November 7th, 9:00 – 12:00 and 12:30 – 3:30 at Wranglers Arena (weather-dependent)

Sunday, November 8th, 9:00 – 12:00 and 12:30 – 3:30 at Wranglers Arena

Saturday, November 14th, 9:00 – 12:00 and 12:30 – 3:30 (Location TBD)

Sunday, November 15th, 9:00 – 12:00 and 12:30 – 3:30 (Location TBD)

Please contact Brooke Amposta, Jackson County Volunteer Coordinator to RSVP: AmpostBA@jacksoncounty.org.

Check out the articles on the recent volunteer efforts from KDRV and Jackson County Parks.

Wildfire Relief Resources for Families

The Smokey Generation: A Wildland Fire Oral History Project

Oregon Wildfire Recovery – State of Oregon

2020 Wildfire Resources – State of Oregon

Oregon Wildfire Recovery – Willamette Partnership

Post-Wildfire Recovery – Cal Fire

Wildfire Recovery & Rebuilding – Shasta County

FEMA Disaster Assistance

Southern Oregon Fire Ecology Education (SOFEE)