For the first time since 1979, a total solar eclipse will be visible from the contiguous United States. Because this could be a once-in-a-lifetime event for many people, there might be questions regarding what the eclipse means and what will happen. We’ve compiled a short list of things that will and will not happen during the solar eclipse. Continue reading
Traveling to an eclipse viewing event in the Salem, Oregon area? If so, you’ll want to keep these things in mind. We expect the greatest number of visitors along the ‘path of totality’ – that part of the eclipse route where the sun is 100% obscured by the moon’s shadow. We ask that you to join us in planning ahead and think about the impacts to your activities, travel and safety. Check out these tips! Continue reading
The eclipse happening on August 21, 2017 could bring in 250,000 people — into the Salem, Oregon area. Many people are planning on camping, and probably expecting to build a campfire. August is still wildfire season in Oregon, so the State Fire Marshal has provided important safety tips to help keep Oregon green, and you safe.
Like it or not, the eclipse is coming and it’s bringing with it as many as 250,000 people to the greater Salem, Oregon area. Here’s what the governments of Marion County and the City of Salem are doing to prepare for the eclipse. We will update this information as we get closer to the event.
The State Fire Marshal has put together a useful flyer full of safety tips. For instance did you know that in many areas of Oregon you are required to carry a shovel and a fire extinguisher in your vehicle? Do you know driving on dry grass can start a wildfire? Check out these tips and more by clicking the download link below!
We want you to have a fun and safe time while visiting us for the Great American Eclipse. If you’re not from the area, here are five things you’ll need to keep in mind regarding some unique laws and conditions in Oregon and the Salem area. Continue reading
Drone photography and videography is a fun an exciting hobby when done safely and legally. Watch the video below if you plan to fly a drone in the Salem, Oregon area. Also check out our list of Do’s and Don’ts.
Do you own a business in the Salem, Oregon area? Are you preparing for the eclipse on August 21st? Here’s what you need to know to make sure you aren’t caught flat-footed for this once-in-a-lifetime event! Continue reading