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Autumn 2020 Internship Showcase

Autumn 2020 Internship Showcase

In the wake of Covid-19 and recent wildfires in our valley, our first cohort of ten students has been working to meet the essential needs of ​our community​ and create new local jobs. In the process, the students have been diving into their own humane 

Local Innovation Lab Internships Autumn 2020

Local Innovation Lab Internships Autumn 2020

This term 10 interns worked on six projects to support fire relief and capacity building within our organization. Post Almeda Fire Community Rebuild Opportunities Interns: Jesse Jo, Karina, Kadyn, MakaylaClients: Linda Tetreault The original objective of this project was to create land asset maps of 

Fire Preparedness

Fire Preparedness


Download the PulsePoint app. We follow both Jackson County Fire District #5 and Ashland Fire & Rescue.

RyanWeather.com on Facebook. Focused on weather forecasting and climatology within Southern Oregon and Northern California. He also provides updates on local and regional wildfires during the summer months. You won’t find a more accurate weather source for our region.

Jackson County Police and Fire Live Scanner Audio

Active Fire Map from oregon.gov

Trip Check for Oregon road incidents, closures, and cameras

AirNow for regular AQI updates and smoke map

Jackson County Live Scanner UpdatesTranscribed This link may need to be updated, as the thread is replaced when it has 1,000 comments. Scroll to bottom of the thread for next link.

Ashland Fire Department Air Pollution – Bit delayed, but has every-three-hour, six-day forecasts of wind direction and speed

We enjoy the mesmerizing depiction of global wind currents at Windfinder.

ALMEDA FIRE RESOURCES

ALMEDA FIRE RESOURCES

Here is a collection of ways to help and receive help that we have been sent by the Rogue Valley community. This Google document has so much information, updated regularly, in one place for those wanted to give and those looking for gifts:    Here 

Local Innovation Works: Mayoral Candidate Interviews 2020

Local Innovation Works: Mayoral Candidate Interviews 2020

As the November election approaches, we face a choice of tracks to travel toward our shared future. In this important moment, we wanted to contribute to the community’s consideration of candidates. We believe that the agenda-setting and convening power of the mayor is crucial as