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Wildfire Mitigation Workshop Series

Oregon Wildfire & Electric Collaborative

On March 10, 2020, Governor Brown issued Executive Order 20-04, which directs the Oregon Public Utility Commission (PUC) to convene workshops to assist electric companies, consumer-owned utilities, and operators of electrical distribution systems to develop and share best practices for mitigating wildfire risk.

Stakeholders have been encouraged to participate in a series of workshops intended to enhance collaboration in Oregon regarding wildfire-related operational and policy issues. 

Upcoming Workshops

Workshop #8  

When: TBD (Fall 2022)

For more information about how to participate, contact Garrett Martin.

Workshop Archive

Workshop #1 - Identifying & Monitoring Wildfire Risk from Seasonal to Long-term Time Frames

When:  July 30, 2020


Workshop Recording

Workshop Presentations:

Workshop #2 - Utility De-Energization and Public Safety Power Shutoffs

When:  January 6, 2021

Workshop Presentations:

October 1, 2020 Special Public Meeting -- Response to and Impacts of Labor Day Windstorm and Wildfires


Meeting Recording

Workshop #3 - Adapting Vegetation Management to Changing Ecosystems

When:  March 10, 2021 

Workshop Recording

Breakout Session Takeaways

Workshop #4 - 2021 Fire Season Forecast, Risk Modeling, and Situational Awareness Tools

When: May 11, 2021


Meeting Recording

Workshop Presentations:

Workshop #6: Facility, Design, Operations, and Maintenance in a Changing Environment
When: February 3, 2022


Workshop Recording

Workshop Presentation:

Workshop #7 -- Wildfire Risk Modeling and the United States Forest Service (USFS) Interagency Fuel Treatment Decision Support System (IFTDSS)

When: May 20, 2022


Workshop Recording - Includes presentations by Nicole Vailant (USFS) and Eric Wirfs (Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative)

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Resources & Information
Fire Weather Situational Awareness Resources


Contact Garrett Martin