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Pandora Moth Returns to a Central Oregon Forest Near You

Pandora Moth Returns to a Central Oregon Forest Near You Contributed by Robbie Flowers, PhD. Forest Entomologist for the USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Protection. Central Oregon Forest Insect and Disease Service Center. As spring transitions into early summer in Central Oregon, we'll begin to see more than just warmer weather and tank tops but…
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Prescribed Burning in Progress

Prescribed Burning locations across Central Oregon With consistently warmer temperatures, fire managers on the Deschutes National Forest will be taking advantage of favorable weather conditions and begin igniting prescribed burns across our area over the next few weeks. This will include several high profile burns around Sisters, Bend, La Pine and Sunriver, Oregon. The use…
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Working Together to Restore our Forests

Experts agree that much of central Oregon’s federal forests are out of balance. Too many small trees crowd the landscape putting homes and property at risk from intense wildfires. But what to do about it? For decades, finding common ground on forest management has placed competing interests at loggerheads. But in central Oregon, a diverse…
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FireFree Recycling Events This Weekend!

FireFree Recycling Events This Weekend! Last year’s fire season is fresh in many Central Oregon resident’s minds. Fire season is just around the corner and now is the time for Central Oregonians to prepare their home for fire season. Across the state and in Deschutes County, fire departments and organizations are encouraging residents to learn…
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