Category Archives: Updates

New Look for Overlook

Landscaping and interpretive sign installation were completed in June at the popular Fish Overlook area near the Camp Sherman store. Two large panels obstructing river views were removed; three new signs featuring a map of the area, fish of the Metolius and historical themes replace the old ones. There are benches to sit on, boulders […]

Historic Black Butte Trail

Thirty Friends’ volunteers, Forest Service supervisors, and a small youth crew from Deschutes County Juvenile Justice completed rehab work on the historic lower portion of the Black Butte Trail in an all day work party on Saturday, September 15, 2013. Friends has been working with the Forest Service with a grant from the National Forest Foundation and the […]

20th Anniversary Recognition Dinner

Friends of the Metolius celebrated its 20th anniversary with a dinner and awards presentation on April 30, 2011 at the Camp Sherman Community Hall. The evening began with wine and appetizers, followed by a delicious dinner, and culminated in two award presentations. The Toni Foster Activist Award recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the […]