Prescribed Fire Update

The Sisters Ranger District conducted a successful, well controlled, prescribed broadcast burn on October 15, 2018, that included two Heritage Forest Demonstration Plots. Plot 1A, Larch Restoration, southwest side of the 4-Corners: Western larch were planted several years ago after larch failed to naturally reseed following a prescribed burn in 2003. Branches, needles, and duff […]

Working with Camp Sherman Historical Society and the U.S. Forest Service

Working in coordination with the Camp Sherman Historical Society and the U.S. Forest Service, Friends of the Metolius have spent several years restoring the shelters that are found at the river campgrounds at Camp Sherman, Pine Rest and Pioneer Ford.  The shelters were built in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and are […]