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Apr 27

County Council Proclaims May as Wildfire Awareness Month

Posted to Conservation Corner on April 27, 2022 at 4:59 PM by Camila Matamala-Ost

Norse Peak on fire in 2017. Smoke takes up over half of the picture.Pierce County, WA - The Pierce County Council issued a proclamation at its April 26th meeting instituting May as the County’s “Wildfire Awareness Month.” The proclamation underscores how wildfire risk and severity in Western Washington is trending in the wrong direction, along with the need to deliver meaningful action to mitigate these risks.

Over the past few years, wildfires have begun to show up in our “backyards.” With our summers getting drier, hotter, and smokier, we're all looking for ways to protect ourselves from wildfire risks.

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Jun 11

Climate Change and Livestock Keeping: Managing the Uncertainty

Posted to On the Farm on June 11, 2015 at 11:25 AM by Allan Warren

We face a great deal of uncertainty as our climate changes, here are some tips on how to manage your livestock as weather patterns change.

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