Forest Collaboratives: Restoring Oregon’s Dry Side

Across the state of Oregon, Forest Collaboratives are working to increase the pace and scale of forest restoration in their communities. We am excited to share with you a new video about their efforts to improve the health of Oregon’s forests.   Featuring the voices of several collaborative members in Central, Eastern and Southern Oregon, […]

Monitoring crew hard at work

The Chewaucan Biophysical Monitoring crew is hard at work this year continuing their research on the Fremont-Winema National Forest.  The crew was joined by another monitoring crew from the west side to assist in data collection and exchange experience working on two very different types of forests in Oregon. Last friday, members of the monitoring […]

Community Energy Planning Workshops Update: Talent gets the ball rolling

Six communities around the state have applied to have Sustainable Northwest, Energy Trust of Oregon, ODOE, Wallowa Resources, and LCRI hold a workshop to discuss community energy planning strategies. The community in Talent is leading the way in building support and excitement for this next step in integrating renewable energy and energy efficiency into their […]

Social Economic Monitoring Report

Fiscal Years 2012 and 2013 Eric M. White, Emily Jane Davis, and Cassandra Moseley Excerpt from the ‘Executive Summary’ “The Fremont-Winema National Forest and the Lakeview Stewardship Group were awarded funding under the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration (CFLR) Program in 2012 for the 662,289 acre Lakeview Stewardship Project. The CFLR Program, administered by the U.S. […]

ATTENTION CONTRACTORS: Contract writing guides and information sources now on our website!

Please check out these helpful guides on finding and writing contracts for government projects. We will also continue to compile resources for local contractors  under ‘For Contractors’ on this page on our website! ACA Doing Business with the Fed Govt Contracting with Public Land Agencies PP GCAP Briefing April 2015

After the Wars, Common Ground in Oregon’s Forests

BY BEN DEJARNETTE APRIL 27, 2015 ASHLAND — This spring’s high school graduating seniors were newborns the last time the U.S. Forest Service proposed a major forest thinning project around here — and the outcome was a disaster. Nicknamed “HazRed,” the controversial fuels-reduction proposal included plans to commercially log large sections of forest, with trees […]

In Southern Oregon, a $200M project to turn forestry waste into jet fuel – Portland Business Journal

In Southern Oregon, a $200M project to turn forestry waste into jet fuel – Portland Business Journal.      

Stewardship Group Receives National Award

Each year, the U.S. Forest Service recognizes groups and individuals who significantly improved the health of watersheds across the United States. This year, the Lakeview Stewardship Group has received the “2014 Chief’s Meeting America’s Needs Award” for their forest restoration accomplishments. The Lakeview Stewardship Group was recognized for their inspiration and model in forest conservation […]