Prescribed Fire Education & Training


Carrie A. Berger

Carrie A. Berger is the Fire Program Manager for the Forestry & Natural Resources Extension ’s Fire Program at Oregon State University. As manager, Carrie leads the fire team towards accomplishing the goals and objectives of the program put forth to the state legislation in 2019, including: identifying landscapes in highest need of a strategic focus of resources to reduce wildfire and landscape health risks on a statewide scale; assisting with the implementation of projects on the ground in priority landscapes; and providing education and outreach throughout the process for all Oregonians. Prior to this position, Carrie was the coordinator for the Northwest Fire Science Consortium. The NWFSC is one of 15 fire science exchange networks funded by the Joint Fire Science Program, tasked to accelerate the awareness, understanding, and adoption of wildland fire science. Carrie has over twenty years of forestry related experience and has been in her Extension role for seven years. She earned her master’s degree in forest science from the University of Minnesota and her bachelor’s degree in forestry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Carrie A. Berger Fire Program Manager Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Fire Program Oregon State University College of Forestry


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