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 [...]
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. They make our forests healthier and create homes for a greater diversity of wildlife. We are accepting a little smoke now to make our forests healthier and our communities safer.