Portfolio Category: Videos

The Faces of Forest Restoration

Meet the faces of forest restoration. People who live here, play here and love it here. Biologists, environmentalists, loggers, ecologists, and trail stewards. Runners, cyclists, hikers and paddlers. Your fellow [...]
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Forest Restoration in the Deschutes NF

You may have noticed some changes occurring in the forests around Bend, Sisters, Sunriver and La Pine, Oregon. Carefully planned thinning, mowing, and prescribed burning create the conditions our forests [...]
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Prescribed Fire in the Deschutes Forest

Do you smell smoke around Central Oregon? Forest management is underway near Bend, Sisters, Sunriver and surrounding areas. Prescribed burns reduce the risk of wildfire and keep our communities safer. [...]
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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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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, [...]
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Restoring Oregon’s Dry Side

Across the state of Oregon, Forest Collaboratives are working to increase the pace and scale of forest restoration in their communities. Featuring the voices of several collaborative members in Central, Eastern [...]
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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 [...]
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Restoring Balance To Our Forest

What is the current status of our Central Oregon forests? What does balance look like? Members of the Deschutes Collaborative Forest Project steering committee share their thoughts on restoring the [...]
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The Importance of Our Forests

The forest connects with us all in a different way. What is it about spending time in a forest that creates such strong emotions? Members of the Deschutes Collaborative Forest [...]
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