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Restoring our Fire-Adapted Forest

You may have noticed some changes taking place in our forests close to home. Paint on trees, thinning, mowing, and prescribed burning are all visible signs of carefully planned and implemented forest restoration treatments. The Deschutes Collaborative Forest Project is working alongside the US Forest Service to help restore our public lands to a more…
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The Faces of Forest Restoration

Meet the faces of forest restoration. People who live here, play here and love it here. Biologists, environmentalists, loggers, ecologists, and trail stewards. Runners, cyclists, hikers and paddlers. Your fellow community members and local forest professionals are hard at work, coming together to learn about the best available science and practices. We strive to find…
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Forest Restoration in the Deschutes NF

You may have noticed some changes occurring in the forests around Bend, Sisters, Sunriver and La Pine, Oregon. Carefully planned thinning, mowing, and prescribed burning create the conditions our forests need to thrive, and create better places for our native wildlife. This important work also reduces fuels, which could potentially feed the type of extreme…
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Prescribed Fire in the Deschutes Forest

Do you smell smoke around Central Oregon? Forest management is underway near Bend, Sisters, Sunriver and surrounding areas. Prescribed burns reduce the risk of wildfire and keep our communities safer. They make our forests healthier and create homes for a greater diversity of wildlife. We are accepting a little smoke now to make our forests…
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