Category: Forest Restoration

Oregon State Study Confirms Successful Eastern Forest Restoration

Story by: Steve Lundebergsteve.lundeberg@oregonstate.edu Source: James Johnstonjames.johnston@oregonstate.edu Forest thinning is improving the robustness of older trees and enhancing native biodiversity on federal lands in eastern Oregon, evidence that collaborative efforts [...]
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TNC Sycan Marsh Preserve and the 2021 Bootleg Wildfire

A case study on the 2021 BootLeg Wildfire

Controlled burning is key to lowering fire severity during wildfire season While the Sycan Marsh Preserve is in a different national forest, the lessons learned from the Bootleg Fire can [...]
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Prescribed Burning in Progress

Prescribed Burning locations across Central Oregon With the arrival of favorable weather conditions, fire managers on the Deschutes National Forest will begin igniting prescribed burns and pile burns across our [...]
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Trail Closure Updates for Phils Trail area

Restoration Work near Phil’s Trail area Popular mountain biking trails will be temporarily closed. You may have noticed some activity in the forests west of Bend. Restoration work (thinning, mowing, [...]
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