After the Fires
Information for Home Owners & Property Owners
The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest is assessing long-term recovery management that may include salvage, reforestation, and other restoration activities resources.
The links below provides helpful information for the public regarding the fire recovery effort, including information presented at the two "After the Fires" workshops that were hosted on October 25, 2012 and November 1, 2012, as well as maps and links to further outreach.
Greg Kuyumjian with the United States Forest Service provided information that can be accessed by the link below:
Amy Hendershot with the Natural Resources Conservation Service provided information regarding sandbag barrier and erosion control mat use, replanting resources and assessing tree fire damage:
Julie Sanderson with the Chelan County Noxious Weed Control Board and Dale Whaley with the WSU Douglas County Extension provided information on weed control:
Information regarding trails damage was presented by Neal Hedges with the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust:
Interested parties are also welcome to come visit the WSU Chelan County Extension Office at 400 Washington Street in Wenatchee to pick-up any of these brochures or bring in weed samples for identification. Also available from WSU Extension, presented by Paula Dinius, is information on "Firewise Landscaping":
Information regarding the National Weather Service, NOAA radios and the citizens weather observer program was provided by Katherine Rowden and Andrew Brown:
For more information contact:
, WSU Chelan County Extension