Stay up to date on our work in conservation education and stewardship in Central Oregon. Read stories and check out highlights of what we’ve been up to! We would like to extend a huge “thank you” to local media outlets who choose to tell the stories of the forests here in Central Oregon.
In March of 2020, we accepted an Outstanding Public Lands Partnership Award from the Public Lands Alliance. Read more about the project and award in a short highlight article.
An article covering the Todd Lake Boardwalk Project: an ongoing project to protect and preserve the incredible nature viewing at the high-elevation lake. We highlight the story of a family who sought to find the right way to honor their matriarch, and contribute to the protection of the wild places that she loved so dearly.
Get an inside look at our free Snowshoe With a Ranger program at Mt. Bachelor. Watch Central Oregon Daily’s coverage of a tour on New Year’s Eve 2019.
We are honored to have been selected by Operation Appleseed to help them achieve their goal of planting 1 million trees in Oregon over the next 3 years! Discover Your Forest will oversee $240,000 in funding to restore 1,465 acres and the planting of 250,000 trees. In Central Oregon, the trees will be planted in the Milli and McKay fire scars as well as in the Whychus watershed. Check out the article to find out more about the project, partners and what it will mean for restorative efforts on our forest for years to come.
Read about local conservationists’ push for programming on the incredible landscape at Dee Wright Observatory. Join in the excitement over our new venture and learn about volunteer opportunities in this magnificent place!
Hear about our partnership with REI, The Broomsmen, Human Eco Consulting and the Forest Service to make huge strides on China Hat Road.