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What Prescribed Fire Season Means in OR

It’s officially prescribed fire season in many parts of Oregon. Here is a bit of background and a run down of some of the advantages and disadvantages. Erik Fernandez with Oregon Wild helps to shed a little light on common questions related to prescribed fire. http://www.oregonwild.org/about/blog/what-prescribed-fire-season-means-oregon
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City Club of Bend March 2018 Forum

How does a team with contrasting perspectives successfully work together to create healthier forests? Can a team like this be a role model for other communities in the West hoping to prevent severe wildfires? In March 2018, the City Club of Central Oregon selected Deschutes Collaborative Forest Project to present at their monthly forum. The discussion showcased our…
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Wood products industry shows job growth

The Bulletin has published an article which takes a look at how forest restoration treatments have increased job opportunities in our community. "The projected growth in the wood-products industry is being fueled by new housing starts and a focus on harvesting smaller-diameter logs and forest restoration work where companies are using the harvest to fuel…
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America’s Forests with Chuck Leavell

Rolling Stones keyboardist Chuck Leavell is combining two of his life interests – music and trees – into a new national television documentary, America's Forests with Chuck Leavell. On April 1, 2017, OPB aired the series’ pilot episode. It focused on a trend toward building tall wood buildings in Portland with innovative mass timber products;…
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