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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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Bend Bulletin sheds light on West Bend Project

Bend Bulletin sheds light on West Bend Project Our thanks to The Bulletin for their coverage of our ongoing work at the West Bend Project. The West Bend Project is one of 10 primary forest restoration project areas on national forestland within the larger 250,000+ acre Deschutes Collaborative Forest Project landscape. The goals of the…
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Air quality warning

Air quality in Deschutes County affected by wildfire smoke A public service announcement from the Deschutes County Board of County Commissioners Deschutes County Health Services is closely monitoring air quality as conditions may worsen due to smoke from numerous wildfires across Oregon. Smoke levels can rise and fall depending on weather factors such as wind direction.…
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Central Oregon Fire Evacuation Guide

A public service announcement from Sgt. Nathan Garibay, Deschutes County Emergency Services Manager and Michael Ryan, Crook County Emergency Services Manager In 2014, Oregon adopted three fire evacuation levels after thorough consideration by the Oregon State Sheriff’s Association, Oregon State Fire Marshal’s Office, Oregon Office of Emergency Management, Oregon Fire Chief’s Association, and the Oregon Department of…
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