Portfolio Category: DCFP In The Press

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Why The Forest Must Burn

“After 15 years of massive and severe blazes that have blackened landscape and choked the community with smoke for weeks at a time, severely disrupting people’s lives and the local [...]
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KTVZ Business Break with DCFP

Pete Caligiuri, Deschutes Collaborative Forest Project steering committee member and Forest Ecologist with the Nature Conservancy, joined our local morning show Business Break on KTVZ for a brief discussion on the [...]
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OPB Visits Prescribed Burn Near Sisters

We Spend Millions To Prevent Wildfires On Projects We Know Aren’t Effective “Each year, foresters here thin out trees, clear brush and light fires like this to burn off fuels [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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Bend Bulletin Pole Creek Fire Tour

Bend Bulletin: Pole Creek Fire Tour A busload of 50 people go on a tour of the woods near Sisters, Ore., burned in the Pole Creek Fire. The fire started [...]
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Bend Bulletin Interview with John Allen

Bend Bulletin (2011): Why should we thin the Central Oregon Forest? Interview with John Allen. John Allen, supervisor of the Deschutes National Forest, describes how thinning the forest west of [...]
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City of Bend DCFP Introduction

A video from the City of Bend introducing the Deschutes Collaborative Forest Project. Made up of representatives of various environmental groups, timber interests and government agencies including the US Forest [...]
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