Category Archives: Updates

Black Butte Cupola Lookout Restoration Project: UPDATE

The restoration project kicked off 2 weeks ago and we have made amazing progress.  The weather has been mostly cooperative and that has helped.  Most importantly, we have had enormous support from the Forest Service and dozens of volunteers who have hiked up and down the butte, often on a daily basis and usually carrying […]

Prescribed Fire Update

The Sisters Ranger District conducted a successful, well controlled, prescribed broadcast burn on October 15, 2018, that included two Heritage Forest Demonstration Plots. Plot 1A, Larch Restoration, southwest side of the 4-Corners: Western larch were planted several years ago after larch failed to naturally reseed following a prescribed burn in 2003. Branches, needles, and duff […]