"Know Burn" in May with Your Library

Posted By:  Tina Walker Davis
Date Posted:  4/29/2020

All programs in May are accessible online only. Follow the links in each listing for more information about how to access individual programs.


William Sullivan & New Hikes in the Central Oregon Cascades

Prepare to explore new or dramatically changed trails in the area between Salem and Bend with author and hiking guru William Sullivan. He will discuss the effects of wildfires and the Forest Service’s new permit system.

Wednesday, May 6 • 6:00 p.m.


Birding the Malheur & More

Get tips and tricks for bird watching from Dan Streiffert, a volunteer with the Friends of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

Part 1: Wednesday, May 13 • 12:00 p.m.

Part 2: Friday, May 15 • 12:00 p.m.

Part 3: Friday, May 22 • 12:00 p.m.


Central Oregon Fire-Adapted Communities

Central Oregon is no stranger to wildfire. Residents have a responsibility to understand our ecosystem and wildfire risk. Alison Green, Coordinator of “Oregon: Living with Fire,” offers context on our fire environment, best practice for residents, and how people can engage in landscape health.

Thursday, May 14 • 7:00 p.m.


From Black Rock City to Beyond

From urban planning to redefining relationships, hear about lessons Cheryl Howard learned on Burning Man's Playa, an adventure that would forever change the trajectory of her passion for art and friendships.

Sunday, May 24 • 3:00 p.m.


Bend’s Fire History

Retired Bend Fire Department Battalion Chief Dave Howe looks back at significant local fires, both wildland and structural. Learn ways residents can protect their homes from fire.

Tuesday, May 26 • 6:00 p.m.


Fire Lookouts of Oregon

Portland author and history buff Cheryl Hill shares information about the history and background of Oregon’s fire lookouts as well as tips on how you can visit them yourself. 

Saturday, May 30 • 3:00 p.m.

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