Category: Resources

Fuels Reduction Slows Milli Fire

Fuels Reduction Slows Milli Fire Deschutes Collaborative Forest Project members Ed Keith and Nicole Strong visited an area of the Milli Fire where restoration had been implemented west and south [...]
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Why Prescribed Fire Matters

Why Prescribed Fire Matters: Healthier forests. Safer communities Contributed by Pete Caligiuri – Forest Ecologist, The Nature Conservancy, Bob Madden – Deputy Chief of Fire Operations, Bend Fire, and Deana [...]
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Where to ride in Bend during trail closures

Where to ride in Bend during trail closures *Updated January 25, 2021. During forest restoration activity, portions of the Phil’s Trail network may be temporarily closed for your safety, but [...]
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What is the West Bend Project?

What is the West Bend Project? We are restoring 26,000 acres of forest adjacent to the City of Bend to improve forest health, create a diversity of plant and wildlife [...]
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Protect Your Home Against Wildfires

A public service announcement from our friends at Project Wildfire How Can You Increase Your Chances of Your Home Surviving a Wildfire? With the hot summer days and predicted thunderstorms, the potential [...]
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Fireworks safety during dy weather

A Public Service Announcement from the Central Oregon Fire Chiefs Association Legal fireworks have gone on sale just as Central Oregon is entering into an extended period of very hot [...]
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Three Things You Can Do For Our Forest

By Alan Unger, Tony DeBone & Tammy Baney One reason Central Oregonians love this area is the striking landscape provided by the Deschutes National Forest. The forest is the backdrop [...]
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Living with Wildfire

Wildfire is a certainty. We’re finding solutions to allow us to live with it better. Some of us love the Deschutes National Forest because its majesty inspires us…others because it [...]
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Why restoration can’t wait

Within the Deschutes National Forest we now have approximately 450,000 acres of unnatural, unhealthy forest in need of active restoration. We’re all familiar with these conditions: overgrown, shrubby understories…overly dense forests that are [...]
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