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The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

Professor John Bailey is interviewed in his office on April 28 in Corvallis. Bailey teaches multiple courses on wildfire science and management.

Hotter fire seasons are coming – who’s preparing?

David Li, News Contributor
May 30, 2023

As Oregon’s fire season approaches, organizations and individuals are working to prepare against high levels of fuel and hotter temperatures from climate change. According to John Bailey, professor...

Herbert Farm Natural Area before a prescribed fire set to be performed on Sept. 23 around 10 a.m. The practice of burning helps reduce the risk of chaotic wildfire by allowing firefighters to safely practice in a contained space.

Prescribed burn to take place at Herbert Farm Natural Area

Luke Brockman, News Contributor
September 22, 2021

A prescribed fire is set to take place southwest of Corvallis in the latest installment of a research-based effort to restore habitat and create more healthy and fire-resilient landscapes. Taking place...

On a gloomy Thursday afternoon on Feb. 11, Highway 126 still shows damage from the Holiday Farm Fire. The Holiday Farm Fire was reported to have started on Sep. 7, 2020, and was estimated to be contained on Oct. 29, 2020.

Oregon’s parks and recreation resources prepare for wildfires this summer

Jeremiah Estrada, News Contributor
May 14, 2021

Recreational and forestry resources prepare and advise Oregon residents about wildfires that could take place this upcoming summer after the fires that affected areas around the state last year.Corvallis...


Research forest suffers from vandalism

Vada Shelby, News Contributor
March 4, 2019

Professors, researchers and students are urging the public to be more respectful of Oregon State University’s McDonald-Dunn research forest after a man was caught trespassing and building a cabin in...

A prescribed fire burns through Oregon. Prescribed burning is the practice of designing and triggering man-made fires, which can be used throughout the year to manage wildfire fuel supply.

OSU researchers respond to Oregon wildfires

By: Melinda Myers News Contributor
October 16, 2017

Professors provide fire-conscious landscaping methods.Flames engulf the forests that inhabit the state of Oregon as wildfire smoke fills the air and catches the next wind that blows by. Nearby cities are...

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