Merkley, Wyden celebrate $24M coming to Oregon to strengthen and defend communities from wildfire

City of Condon and North Gilliam Rural Fire Protection District among funding recipients

Washington, D.C. — Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced today the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service (USFS) is investing $24,063,442 in 13 projects across Oregon to make at-risk communities’ homes, businesses, and infrastructure more resilient to wildfires. This funding allocation is part of the Community Wildfire Defense Grant Program (CWDG), funded through the...


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