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West Bend Vegetation Management Project

Moving the area toward a more resilient landscape, providing a diversity of habitats, and reducing hazardous fuels. Approximately 14,745 acres of commercial thinning, for a total of 22,000 acres proposed for thinning, mowing, and/or underburning. The project is also part of the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration project area. Read about this at www.deschutescollaborativeforest.org/.

Location Summary

The West Bend planning area (25,700 acres) is bounded on the east by the urban interface of Bend, Oregon and on the west by the Bend Watershed Roadless Area.

District: Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District

Project Documents