We know we are not alone in our sorrow and shock over the staggering loss of lives and property due to wildfire in California. These fires serve as a sobering reminder that we also live, work and play in a dry environment, where wildfire is a very real possibility. This is why we at the DCFP…Read more
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Fall has finally arrived in Central Oregon after a long fire season and smoky skies. With cooler temperatures, this is the time to capitalize on local opportunities to increase your personal preparedness. Beginning Monday, October 29th through Saturday, November 10th (closed Sunday, November 4th) local residents are encouraged to define their defensible space by taking…Read more
What is the West Bend Project? We are restoring 26,000 acres of forest adjacent to the City of Bend to improve forest health, create a diversity of plant and wildlife habitat and to protect our communities and quality of life. We are doing it through: Thinning the forest to provide a diversity of forest structure…Read more
A public service announcement from the US Forest Service Fall Prescribed Burning to Begin This Week Across the Deschutes National Forest. Ignitions planned South and West of Bend and outside of Sisters Starting as early as Thursday, October 1, 2015, fuels specialists on the Deschutes National Forest intend to ignite several prescribed burns across the…Read more
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