Tag: deschutes national forest

Trail Closure Updates for Phils Trail area

Restoration Work near Phil’s Trail area Popular mountain biking trails will be temporarily closed. You may have noticed some activity in the forests west of Bend. Restoration work (thinning, mowing, [...]
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Preventing Human-Start Fires

Preventing Human-Start Fires This Summer Contributed by our partners at Project Wildfire  Thanks to an unfortunately warm and dry spring, Central Oregon’s summer temperatures are predicted to be hotter and [...]
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Webinar: Lessons from the Milli Fire

We invite you to join the Northwest Fire Science Consortium, a Joint Fire Science Program Fire Science Exchange Network, for an informative webinar: Lessons from the Milli Fire The 2017 [...]
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West Bend Project Receives Top Honor

West Bend Project Receives Forest Service’s Top Honor The prestigious “Chief’s Honor Award” was given in Washington D.C. On November 7, 2017, the West Bend Project received the 2017 Forest [...]
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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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My Deschutes Forest

My Deschutes Forest Contributed by long time Bend resident, avid mountain biker and previous owner of Cog Wild, Melanie Fisher. A few years ago, I was invited to a meeting on [...]
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