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B&B Complex Fires

The B&B Complex Fires were a linked pair of wildfires that together burned of Oregon forest during the summer of 2003. [1]

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Archaeology

Archaeology or archeology, is the study of human activity in the past, primarily through the recovery and analysis of the material culture and environmental data that has been left behind by past human populations, which includes artifacts, architecture, biofacts (also known as eco-facts) and cultural landscapes (the archaeological record).

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Black Butte Ranch, Oregon

Black Butte Ranch is a census-designated place and unincorporated private resort community in Deschutes County, Oregon, United States.

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Botany

Botany, also called plant science(s) or plant biology, is the science of plant life and a branch of biology.

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Bull trout

The bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) is a char of the family Salmonidae native to northwestern North America.

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Bulldozer

A bulldozer is a crawler (continuous tracked tractor) equipped with a substantial metal plate (known as a blade) used to push large quantities of soil, sand, rubble, or other such material during construction or conversion work and typically equipped at the rear with a claw-like device (known as a ripper) to loosen densely compacted materials.

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Butte

A butte is an isolated hill with steep, often vertical sides and a small, relatively flat top; buttes are smaller than mesas, plateaus, and table landforms.

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Camp Pioneer (Oregon)

Camp Pioneer is a Boy Scouts of America camp situated adjacent to the Mount Jefferson Wilderness area within the Willamette National Forest in Oregon.

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Camp Sherman, Oregon

Camp Sherman is census-designated place and unincorporated community in Jefferson County, Oregon, United States.

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Cascade Range

The Cascade Range or Cascades is a major mountain range of western North America, extending from southern British Columbia through Washington and Oregon to Northern California.

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Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs

The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs is a federally recognized confederation of Native American tribes who currently live on and govern the Warm Springs Indian Reservation in the U.S. state of Oregon.

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Culvert

A culvert is a structure that allows water to flow under a road, railroad, trail, or similar obstruction from one side to the other side.

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Deschutes National Forest

The Deschutes National Forest is a United States National Forest located in parts of Deschutes, Klamath, Lake, and Jefferson counties in central Oregon.

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Detroit Lake

Detroit Lake is a reservoir impounded by the Detroit Dam on the North Santiam River southeast of Salem, Oregon, United States.

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Douglas fir

Douglas fir, with the scientific name Pseudotsuga menziesii, also known as Oregon pine or Douglas spruce, is an evergreen conifer species native to western North America.

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Fire camp

A fire camp is a campsite for firefighters and is typically set up for a large project fire which requires a large amount of manpower, organisation and logistics.

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Geologist

A geologist is a scientist who studies the solid and liquid matter that constitutes the Earth as well as the processes and history that have shaped it.

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George W. Bush

George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician and businessman who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009, and the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000.

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Government of Oregon

The government of the U.S. state of Oregon, as prescribed by the Oregon Constitution, is composed of three government branches: the executive, the legislative, and the judicial.

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Governor of Oregon

The Governor of Oregon is the head of the executive branch of Oregon's state government and serves as the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.

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Handcrew

Handcrews are diverse teams of career and temporary wildland firefighters.

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Helicopter

A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors.

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Herbaceous plant

An herbaceous plant (in American botanical use simply herb) is a plant that has leaves and stems that die down at the end of the growing season to the soil level.

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Hoodoo (ski area)

Hoodoo is a ski resort in the northwest United States, in the central Cascade Range of Oregon.

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Hydrology

Hydrology is the scientific study of the movement, distribution, and quality of water on Earth and other planets, including the hydrologic cycle, water resources and environmental watershed sustainability.

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Idanha, Oregon

Idanha is a city on the Marion County/Linn County line in Oregon, United States, on Oregon Route 22 and the Santiam River.

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International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is an international humanitarian movement with approximately 97 million volunteers, members and staff worldwide which was founded to protect human life and health, to ensure respect for all human beings, and to prevent and alleviate human suffering.

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Jack pine

Jack pine (Pinus banksiana) is an eastern North American pine.

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Lightning

Lightning is a sudden electrostatic discharge during an electrical storm between electrically charged regions of a cloud (called intra-cloud lightning or IC), between that cloud and another cloud (CC lightning), or between a cloud and the ground (CG lightning).

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Logging

Logging is the cutting, skidding, on-site processing, and loading of trees or logs onto trucks or skeleton cars.

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Lost Lake (Santiam Pass, Linn County, Oregon)

Lost Lake is a shallow closed-basin lake in Mount Hood National Forest southwest of Mount Jefferson and east of Santiam Junction, Oregon, United States.

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Marion Forks, Oregon

Marion Forks is an unincorporated community on the North Santiam Highway, south of the city of Detroit, in Linn County, Oregon, United States.

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Metolius River

The Metolius River (pronounced muh TOLL ee us) is a tributary of the Deschutes River (through Lake Billy Chinook) in Central Oregon, United States, near the city of Sisters.

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Mount Jefferson (Oregon)

Mount Jefferson is a stratovolcano in the Cascade Volcanic Arc, part of the Cascade Range, and is the second highest mountain in Oregon.

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Mount Jefferson Wilderness

The Mount Jefferson Wilderness is a wilderness area located on and around Mount Jefferson in the central Cascade Range of Oregon in the United States.

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Mount Washington (Oregon)

Mount Washington is a deeply eroded shield volcano in the Cascade Range of Oregon.

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National Register of Big Trees

The National Register of Big Trees is a list of the largest recorded living specimens of each tree variety found in the continental United States.

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Oregon

Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.

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Oregon Department of Forestry

The Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) is the agency of the government of the U.S. state of Oregon which performs a wide variety of functions relating to the management, regulation and protection of both public and private forest lands in the state.

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Oregon Department of Transportation

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is a department of the state government of the U.S. state of Oregon responsible for systems of transportation.

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Oregon Forest Resources Institute

The Oregon Forest Resources Institute (OFRI) is an educational organization based in the U.S. state of Oregon dedicated to forestry issues, including improving public understanding of the state's forest resources and encouraging environmentally sound forest management.

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Oregon Military Department

The Oregon Military Department is an agency of the government of the U.S. state of Oregon, which oversees the armed forces of the state of Oregon.

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Oregon Route 22

Oregon Route 22 is an Oregon state highway that runs between the Oregon Coast community of Hebo, to an interchange with U.S. Route 20 near Santiam Pass in the Cascade Mountains.

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Oregon State University

Oregon State University (OSU) is a coeducational, public research university in Corvallis, Oregon, United States.

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Pacific Crest Trail

The Pacific Crest Trail (commonly abbreviated as the PCT, and officially designated as the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail) is a long-distance hiking and equestrian trail closely aligned with the highest portion of the Sierra Nevada and Cascade mountain ranges, which lie east of the U.S. Pacific coast.

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Pinus contorta

Pinus contorta, with the common names lodgepole pine and shore pine, and also known as twisted pine, and contorta pine, is a common tree in western North America.

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Pinus ponderosa

Pinus ponderosa, commonly known as the ponderosa pine, bull pine, blackjack pine, or western yellow pine, is a very large pine tree species of variable habitat native to the western United States and Canada.

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Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca

Pseudotsuga menziesii var.

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Reforestation

Reforestation is the natural or intentional restocking of existing forests and woodlands that have been depleted, usually through deforestation.

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Relative humidity

Relative humidity (abbreviated RH) is the ratio of the partial pressure of water vapor to the equilibrium vapor pressure of water at the same temperature.

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Santiam Pass

Santiam Pass is a mountain pass in the Cascade Range in central Oregon in the United States.

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Scout (Scouting)

A Scout (in some countries a Boy Scout, Girl Scout or Pathfinder) is a boy or a girl, usually 11–18 years of age, participating in the worldwide Scouting movement.

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Sisters, Oregon

Sisters is a city in Deschutes County, Oregon, United States.

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Smokejumper

A smokejumper is a wildland firefighter who parachutes into a remote area to combat wildfires.

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Soil science

Soil science is the study of soil as a natural resource on the surface of the Earth including soil formation, classification and mapping; physical, chemical, biological, and fertility properties of soils; and these properties in relation to the use and management of soils.

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Suttle Lake (Oregon)

Suttle Lake is a natural lake near the crest of the Cascade Range in central Oregon, United States, covering.

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Ted Kulongoski

Theodore Ralph "Ted" Kulongoski (born November 5, 1940) is an American politician who served as the 36th Governor of Oregon from 2003 to 2011.

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Three Fingered Jack

Three Fingered Jack, named for its distinctive shape, is a Pleistocene volcano in the Cascade Range of Oregon.

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Thunderstorm

A thunderstorm, also known as an electrical storm, a lightning storm, or a thundershower, is a type of storm characterized by the presence of lightning and its acoustic effect on the Earth's atmosphere known as thunder.

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Topography

Topography is a field of geoscience and planetary science comprising the study of surface shape and features of the Earth and other observable astronomical objects including planets, moons, and asteroids.

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Tsuga heterophylla

Tsuga heterophylla, the western hemlock, is a species of hemlock native to the west coast of North America, with its northwestern limit on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, and its southeastern limit in northern Sonoma County, California.

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U.S. Route 20

U.S. Route 20 (US 20) is an east–west United States highway.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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United States Forest Service

The United States Forest Service (USFS) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that administers the nation's 154 national forests and 20 national grasslands, which encompass.

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Warm Springs Indian Reservation

The Warm Springs Indian Reservation consists of 1,019.385 sq mi (2,640.194 km²) in north central Oregon, in the United States, and is occupied and governed by the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs.

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Wildfire

A wildfire or wildland fire is an uncontrolled fire in an area of combustible vegetation that occurs in the countryside area.

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Wildland fire engine

A wildland fire engine is a fire engine specifically designed to assist in fighting wildfires by transporting firefighters to the scene and providing them with access to the fire, along with water or other equipment.

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Willamette National Forest

The Willamette National Forest is a National Forest located in the central portion of the Cascade Range of the U.S. state of Oregon.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B%26B_Complex_Fires

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