Heritage Forest Demonstration Project

The Heritage Forest Demonstration Project is designed to provide visitors a first hand look at possible silvercultural treatment scenarios that will promote the perpetuation of open park-like stands of ponderosa pine within the Metolius Heritage Area. Friends of the Metolius has undertaken this demonstration project out of concern for the old-growth ponderosa pine forests of the […]

Suttle Lake Trail Hike / Ride

Final touches to the new Lake Creek Trail were completed in early April as snow melt allowed. Friends installed the new trailhead signs and sponsored a grand opening hike/ride for volunteers who participated in the project. Work on the new trail was organized by Friends under a grant from the National Forest Foundation and largely funded by the lodges […]