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Watershed Restoration within the Deschutes National Forest

Watershed Restoration within the Deschutes National Forest Contributed by Bill Anthony with Upper Deschutes Watershed Council and Darek Staab with Trout Unlimited You may have heard the saying “you can’t see the forest for the trees”. A similar saying might be “you can’t see the watershed for the stream”. We tend to take in what is visually…
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Public Use Restrictions and Wildfire Prevention

A public service announcement from our friends at the USDA Forest Service. Central Oregon – Given the continued trend of hot and dry conditions, and fire suppression resources already responding to numerous wildfires around Central Oregon, the Prineville District Bureau of Land Management, the Deschutes National Forest and the Ochoco National Forest, including the Crooked River…
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Protect Your Home Against Wildfires

A public service announcement from our friends at Project Wildfire How Can You Increase Your Chances of Your Home Surviving a Wildfire? With the hot summer days and predicted thunderstorms, the potential for a wildfire in central Oregon is much higher in the coming days and weeks. It is never too late to create defensible space around…
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Fireworks safety during dy weather

A Public Service Announcement from the Central Oregon Fire Chiefs Association Legal fireworks have gone on sale just as Central Oregon is entering into an extended period of very hot and dry weather. Grasses, sagebrush and other fuels are rapidly drying, creating a high fire danger situation. Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson Counties are currently under…
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