The Center for Wildfire Smoke Research and Practice is a practice-driven, applied research program that helps communities, policymakers, and local governments across Oregon be better prepared for wildfire smoke events.
Supported by funding through the Environmental Protection Agency, the center will share information, strategies, and effective monitoring of wildfire smoke with vulnerable populations.
The center will work to bridge challenges facing communities, agencies and other practitioners, and active, responsive research by students and faculty. New knowledge and efficacious strategies identified through the center’s research will offer important evidence-based approaches that can be applied across the Western U.S.
The goal of the Oregon Campus Resilience Consortium (OCRC) is to harness our shared responsibilities to protect our students and educational institutions, into a network that can leverage our limited resources and collective expertise under a shared mission.
Together we will cultivate more disaster resilient campuses, that are adaptive and future-ready.