Category Archives: DCFP News

Fuels Reduction Slows Milli Fire

Thinning, Mowing and Prescribed Fire completed earlier this year has helped firefighters battle the Milli Fire outside of Sisters. Deschutes Collaborative Forest Project members Ed Keith and Nicole Strong recently visited an area of the Milli Fire where restoration had been implemented west and south of Sisters earlier this year. Thinning, mowing, and prescribed burning…
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Goodlife Wildland Session Ale

GoodLife Brewing's Wildland Session Ale Re-released for Summer With summer in full swing, people of the PNW are gearing up for camping trips, lazy lake days, and endless adventures of good times with good beers. To protect our amazing backyard, we need to be proactive in restoring the wildlands. Goodlife Brewing has teamed up with…
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Why Prescribed Fire Matters

Why Prescribed Fire Matters: Healthier forests. Safer communities Contributed by Pete Caligiuri – Forest Ecologist, The Nature Conservancy, Bob Madden – Deputy Chief of Fire Operations, Bend Fire, and Deana Wall – Fuels Program Manager, Deschutes National Forest Hey Central Oregon: we’ve got a question for you – How many of you noticed smoke in…
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Fire Preparedness with local 6th graders

La Pine Middle School 6th grade Science Class learns about Fire Preparedness and Wildfire Prevention On May 28, 2017, Discover Your Forest and many community forest and fire partners associated with the Greater La Pine Basin Cohesive Strategy project participated in a La Pine Community Event last week. Students showcased some amazing videos, board games,…
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