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Economic Impacts of Fire Studied

U of Oregon

Fire analysts plan a webinar Wednesday to examine the impacts of large wildfires for anyone interested.  Specifically, the webinar will discuss findings from a recent study by the Ecosystem Workforce Program at the University of Oregon which examined how large fires affect local economies and jobs. Project coordinator Cassandra Moseley will discuss how suppression spending can help mediate negative impacts of wildfires, and explore factors that influence whether local businesses capture suppression spending. Preregistration is required and instructions for connecting will be emailed to the registrants.  Interest persons can find the link for webinar registration at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/179797512

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