Category Archives: DCFP News

City Club of Central Oregon

Special event with City Club, registration is now open! For almost a decade, members of the Deschutes Collaborative Forest Project have been working towards improving the health of the national forest lands in Central Oregon, increasing resiliency to threats like wildfire, drought, and insect outbreaks. With input from collaborative team members including recreation enthusiasts, timber…
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Webinar: Lessons from the Milli Fire

We invite you to join the Northwest Fire Science Consortium, a Joint Fire Science Program Fire Science Exchange Network, for an informative webinar: Lessons from the Milli Fire The 2017 wildfire season impacted many forests and adjacent communities across the Western United States, leaving land managers, public officials and citizens with questions about how to…
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West Bend Project Receives Top Honor

West Bend Project Receives Forest Service’s Top Honor The prestigious “Chief’s Honor Award” was given in Washington D.C. On November 7, 2017, the West Bend Project received the 2017 Forest Service’s Chief’s Honor Award, the highest award given by the Forest Service. The Chief’s Honor Award publicly recognizes outstanding accomplishments that contribute to the Forest…
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Obstacles to Forest Restoration

Forest-thinning project saved homes but highlights obstacles by Andrew Selsky (AP) Lightning started a forest fire one August afternoon near this Oregon tourist town, and it was spreading fast. Residents in outlying areas evacuated as flames marched toward their homes. Just a few months earlier, the U.S. Forest Service and a group of locals representing…
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