Working together to increase forest and community resilience.
The Central Oregon Forest Stewardship Foundation advances innovative leadership, bringing expertise and resources to increase the quality and quantity of forest restoration and stewardship through information sharing, demonstration projects, and supporting collaborative practices.
In the latest newsletter:
Leveraging Relationships to Secure Contractors
Read about how Deschutes County Forester, Kevin Moriarty, leveraged his knowledge from previous work experiences to successfully secure contractors to get work done on the ground during the tight timeline of the 2021-23 LRP.
Healthy Forests Support Healthy Communities
Learn about the vital link between forest health and the long-term success of Central Oregon’s recreation and tourism economy through the perspective of Visit Bend’s Sustainability Director, Serena Gordon.
Linking Forest Resiliency and the Local Timber Industry
Ed Coates, a Forester at Gilchrist Forest Products, emphasizes the crucial role of the forest products industry in conducting fuels reduction work and maintaining forest health.
We’re working with stakeholders and experts to facilitate on-the-ground demonstrations that showcase innovative tools and best practices for achieving forest restoration and stewardship outcomes. These pilot projects serve as a model across the region.