Monday, February 27, 2017
Enjoying the Solar Eclipse on Oregon’s Public Lands
· Understand risks, respect signs and barriers, and stay within your limits.
· Most remote areas have limited services and facilities, so pack plenty of food and water.
· Be prepared for warm temperatures and bring sun and eye protection.
Know Before You Go
· Plan ahead to ensure a safe and fun experience.
· Make sure you have the proper supplies and gear.
· Expect large crowds. Most lodging is booked. Options for camping are limited.
· Familiarize yourself with the rules and specific information about the site you are visiting.
· Cell service may not be available, so plan your route in advance and pack a map.
· Many roads on public lands are gravel and may require a high-clearance or four-wheel drive vehicle.
· Help us protect our lands for all to enjoy.
· Tread lightly and leave no trace. Leave your site better than you found it.
· Remove all trash and remember to pack it in, pack it out!
· To learn more, visit www.lnt.org/learn/7-principles.
Only YOU Can Prevent Wildfires
· August is peak wildfire season in the Pacific Northwest. A small spark can rapidly become a large fire.
· Know fire risks and respect fire restrictions, such as campfire bans.
· Avoid parking or driving on dry grass as your vehicle can spark a wildfire.
· Vehicles are required to have a shovel and fire extinguisher or gallon of water in many areas.
· For more information on fire prevention and current fire restrictions, visit www.keeporegongreen.org
Travel Oregon Eclipse Webpage: www.TravelOregon.com/Eclipse