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Trail Closure Updates for Phils Trail area

Restoration Work in West Bend near Phil's Trail Area Popular mountain biking trails will now be open during the week You may have noticed some activity in the forests west of Bend. Restoration work (thinning, mowing, and prescribed burning) near the Phil's Trail area aims to put the forest on a trajectory to grow healthier…
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Where to ride in Bend during trail closures

Where to ride in Bend during trail closures Partial area closure Monday-Friday. Trails are open every weekend. Portions of the Phil's Trail area may be temporarily closed due to forest restoration, but there are still plenty of other trail options for running or riding! You need only look a little further to the areas east,…
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Smell Smoke? Prescribed Burning in Central Oregon

Smell Smoke? Prescribed Burning across Central Oregon in Deschutes National Forest and Ochoco National Forest Beginning Monday, May 1, 2017, fuels specialists across the Deschutes and Ochoco National Forests will conduct numerous prescribed burns across Central Oregon. Prescribed burns are planned for the Bend, Crescent, and Sisters areas. All prescribed burn units are scheduled to…
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America’s Forests to air on OPB

New TV series America's Forests to air on OPB Pilot episode to feature committee members from DCFP Rolling Stones keyboardist Chuck Leavell is combining two of his life interests – music and trees – into a new national television documentary, America's Forests with Chuck Leavell. Chuck Leavell’s musical career includes work with the Rolling Stones,…
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