Recent Posts by Deschutes Collaborative Forest Project

Fall Pile burning on the Deschutes NF

Wet weather brings the Fall Pile Burning season Recent rain and snow accumulations coupled with cool fall temperatures will allow fuels specialists across the Deschutes National Forest to begin burning slash piles. Beginning next week, and continuing through the next several weeks and months depending on conditions, specialists will begin burning a variety of units…
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“The Era of Megafires” comes to Bend

The Era of Megafires film tour comes to Bend Megafires, wildfires over 100,000 acres, and their impacts on people and ecosystems is a serious and growing issue to our region. Our communities, homes, businesses and our very way of life are threatened. If we are going to make progress towards increasing fire resiliency, we must increase…
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My Deschutes Forest

My Deschutes Forest Contributed by long time Bend resident, avid mountain biker and previous owner of Cog Wild, Melanie Fisher. A few years ago, I was invited to a meeting on Storm King Trail to discuss the West Bend thinning project. Along with many other local mountain bikers, we were concerned with how the forest thinning…
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GoodLife Brewing Wildland Session Ale

DCFP chosen for GoodLife Brewing “Sustainable Session Series” Wildland Session Ale- Launching June 2016 With summer quickly approaching, people of the PNW are gearing up for camping trips, lazy lake days, and endless adventures of good times with good beers. To protect our amazing backyard, we need to be proactive in restoring the wildlands and…
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