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If you have a completed logging operation, and you need to burn the debris (logging slash) that is remaining in that operation. You need to contact Coos Forest Protective Association if the desired burn is on any lands protected by CFPA. The State of Oregon has laws and rules related to the burning of "logging slash" and we have listed links below for Smoke Management.
Smoke Management (Partial) Definitions
Smoke Management is the controlling of smoke emitted from the burning of logging slash with less impact and intrusion to the surrounding areas, and takes into consideration your location, the weather, materials being burned and type of burn.
Prescribed Burning is the burning of
slash, and forest litter from a logging operation to minimize the possibility of
large wildfires during fire seasons.
Slash is debris and forest litter that is
low lying, dying and/or dead, and woody material left over from a logging
Landing piles is the piling of slash on the logging operations
landing site usually consists of one large pile.
Piled unit is the piling of
slash throughout the entire logging operation site, usually consists of many
medium size piles.
Broadcast is the remaining debris that has not been piled, usually consists of lighting fire to the entire logging operation area.
Links For Smoke Management
Smoke Management Laws and Rules
Smoke Management Forecast
Burn Related Information
Plan Review Information
Map of Smoke Managed Areas
Burn Management Brochure
Forestland Burning Guide
Recognizing Optimum Conditions
Standard Guidance Matrix