Managing Slash

managing slash forest restoration treatments

As a Base Manager for Grayback Forestry Inc., one of the largest private prescribed fire and firefighting firms in the nation, Dave oversees 75-100 Wildland firefighters on national and regional contracts as well as their associated service contract workloads from bases in John Day and Seneca Oregon. An active firefighter in many wildland roles in the first half of his career he is still a carded firefighter and an active type one burn boss in prescribed fire. For over 30 years he has worked managing contracts for pre-commercial thinning, hand piling, RX burning, tree planting and a host of other reforestation related work as well as venturing into some small scale logging. Member of Blue Mountains Forest Partners since 2007.

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