City News

City of Ashland, Oregon / Ashland Forest Resiliency Project / City News

Ashland Forest Resiliency Project News (View All)

Controlled Burning: Mt. Ashland Ski and Colestin Roads

On Friday November 19th, Lomakatsi Restoration Project is managing a controlled burn on behalf of the Ashland Forest Resiliency. The pile burn is located off Mt. Ashland Ski and Colestin Roads. Smoke could be visible from parts of Interstate 5 and is not expected to impact town or roads and trails. If you smell smoke, visit Smokewise Ashland for information on health precautions. Check weather and smoke on the watershed camera

Prescribed Fire Forum
Watch the 
prescribed fire forum for an overview of what AFR has accomplished in the past decade using one of our most important tools, controlled burning. 

Click here for a video about proactive fire planning to learn how a little smoke from controlled burning is helping make our forests healthier and our community safer in the face of increasingly hot and dry summers.

Our Smokewise Ashland site has all the resources you need to stay healthy when smoke is in the air. Also, learn where AFR Partners will conduct burns in 2021-2022 on the controlled burn map

Please sign up for our burn alerts, particularly for smoke sensitive people who need to take precautions.

To receive non-emergency burning and smoke alerts:
  1. Text WATERSHED in the message line to 888777 for non-emergency notifications
  2. Register for the AFR email 
  3. Follow AFR on Facebook 
  4. Or find us on Twitter
  5. Learn more on our website


Online City Services

Pay Your Utility Bill
Connect to
Ashland Fiber Network
Request Conservation
Proposals, Bids
& Notifications
Request Building
Building Permit
Apply for Other
Permits & Licenses
Register for
Recreation Programs

©2023 City of Ashland, OR | Site Handcrafted in Ashland, Oregon by Project A




twitter facebook Email Share
back to top