Portfolio Category: Videos

Prescribed Fire Planning

Restoring our dry, fire-adapted forests in Central Oregon is a multi-step process carried out over many years and requiring collaboration among a diverse team of forest scientists, fire experts, loggers, [...]
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Meet the Crew

Once the initial forest restoration steps have been completed, and the forest is ready for prescribed fire, now it’s time to organize the many fire professionals and equipment needed to [...]
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The Day-of a Prescribed Fire

Today’s the day! The staging area is bustling with activity. Fire engines, water tenders, and fire professionals begin to assemble. The Burn Boss, hard at work since early in the [...]
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Mop-Up After Prescribed Fire

Once the ignitions crews have worked their way across the prescribed burn unit and holding crews have secured the perimeter, the Burn Boss notifies fire dispatch that the prescribed fire [...]
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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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All Hands, All Lands Video

Our low elevation Central Oregon dry forests need fire for health and resilience into the future. Our friends and neighbors need the security of knowing their home, neighborhood and community [...]
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Dr. Hessburg’s Era of Megafires

Why wildfires have gotten worse – and what we can do about it. Megafires, individual fires that burn more than 100,000 acres, are on the rise in the western United [...]
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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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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 [...]
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