Discover Your Forest


Discover Your Forest is the proud non-profit partner of the Deschutes and Ochoco National Forests: we are committed to connecting visitors and volunteers with Central Oregon's National Forests through great visitor services, accessible interpretive programs and engaging events.

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Upcoming Events

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11:00 AM Lava Lands Visitor Center Interpretive Patio Talks @ Lava Lands Visitor Center
Aug 31 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

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Join us at Lava Lands Visitor Center to learn about the wonder that is Newberry National Volcanic Monument. Our amazing Volunteer Interpretive Rangers share information on how the Newberry Volcano was formed, the history of the Monument, Geology highlights, and fascinating details about the cultural history of this area.  We hope you will join us on a journey through time and lava flow!

11:45 AM Mt. Bachelor Patio Talks with a Forest Service Interpretive Ranger @ Mt. Bachelor - Pine Martin Deck
Aug 31 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm

Bill Wallace Summer Program Pick

Head out to Mt. Bachelor this summer for some FREE summer fun! Patio Talks with a Forest Service Ranger atop Mt. Bachelor program is in full swing! Learn about volcanoes, geology, ecology and the cultural history of our region at the top of one of Bend’s premier destinations. Here is the scoop!

INTERPRETIVE TALKS
When: 11:45 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. daily
Where: Pine Marten Lodge Deck
How To Get There: Ride up on the Pine Marten lift * (With Purchase of Lift Pass)

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1:30 PM Lava Lands Visitor Center Interpretive Patio Talks @ Lava Lands Visitor Center
Aug 31 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

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Join us at Lava Lands Visitor Center to learn about the wonder that is Newberry National Volcanic Monument. Our amazing Volunteer Interpretive Rangers share information on how the Newberry Volcano was formed, the history of the Monument, Geology highlights, and fascinating details about the cultural history of this area.  We hope you will join us on a journey through time and lava flow!

Stars Over Newberry

The annual fundraising event for Discover Your Forest

On Friday, August 12th, 2016, Discover Your Forest will play host to hundreds of guests at our 2nd Annual Stars Over Newberry fundraiser. This year’s festivities will coincide with the height of the Perseid Meteor Showers; guests will get a one of a kind after-hours experience atop Lava Butte, one of Central Oregon’s most well-known volcanic features with breathtaking views of the valley and the night sky. 

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Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival

11 years of Winter Celebration

 

Grab your winter adventure list and goggles to tune into a night of human-powered winter celebration at the 11th Annual Backcountry Film Festival.  Mark your calendars for a screening at the Volcanic Theatre Pub in Bend on January 22nd, or at The Belfry in Sisters on January 30th. The Festival is co-hosted by the Boise-based Winter Wildlands Alliance and Discover Your Forest, the local non-profit partner of the Deschutes National Forest.

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