Portfolio Category: Videos

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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Fuels Reduction Slows Milli Fire

Thinning, Mowing and Prescribed Fire completed during the Spring 2017 prescribed fire season helped firefighters battle the Milli Fire outside of Sisters. During the August 2017 Milli Fire outside of Sisters, Deschutes Collaborative Forest Project members Ed Keith and Nicole Strong visited an area of the fire where restoration had been implemented the previous spring.…
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Forest Restoration: Thinning

Without regular fires, Oregon's dry, east-side forests have grown much thicker. The unnaturally dense forests that exist today are more susceptible to insect and disease outbreaks and are fueling bigger, more intense wildfires that put nearby communities in danger.
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USFS Bridge Creek Watershed

After several years of serious wildfires west of Bend, The US Forest Service is working to create a firebreak along Forest Road 370 that will protect the Bridge Creek watershed from a catastrophic forest fire that could endanger Bend’s water supply.
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