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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 can we help migrating elk and deer?

How can we help migrating elk and deer? Contributed by Sara Gregory Fall is upon us in Central Oregon. There is a chill in the air, leaves are changing, and kids are back in school. For thousands of mule deer in our neighborhood it will be time to move from the alpine areas where they’ve…
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What is the West Bend Project?

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…
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Deschutes National Forest to begin prescribed burning

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…
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