Recent Posts by Deschutes Collaborative Forest Project

Half Price Yard Debris Recycling

Save the date… Half Price Yard Debris Recycling A public service announcement from our friends at Project Wildfire. From Monday, November 2nd through Saturday November 14th (closed Sunday November 8th) local residents are encouraged to define their defensible space by taking advantage of the half price yard debris days. Residents can recycle their yard debris…
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How forest restoration methods affect wildlife

How forest restoration methods affect wildlife Contributed by Marilyn Miller of Miller Conservation Consulting Our eyes were glued to the ground sorting through animal tracks. The date was June 17, 2011. Elk tracks, large and small ran in every direction. Then we froze in astonishment—we were looking at a paw print larger than a man’s hand,…
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How does the DCFP work?

How we work We identify high-priority forest areas that are most in need of restoration and represent the greatest risks to property, business and ecological values. We sit around a table and identify solutions that work for all parties, reflecting the full spectrum of views in our communities. This heads off potential delays due to…
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Living with Wildfire

Wildfire is a certainty. We're finding solutions to allow us to live with it better. Some of us love the Deschutes National Forest because its majesty inspires us...others because it provides us clean air and water...serves as critical wildlife habitat...creates living-wage jobs in recreation and forest products industries...is a key draw for visitors. What we…
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