Accomplishments

Blue Mountains Forest Partners is proud of our accomplishments.  Below you can learn more about our work and how we are helping create healthy forests and healthy communities.

Forest Collaboratives - Restoring Oregon's Dry Side (full length)-HD.mp4

  • June 19, 2017

    Living with Fire

    Oregon State University, a close science partner of the Blue Mountains Forest Partners, has created a new research center that focuses on fire-prone landscapes, their restoration, and their management.  The inaugural post from Living ...more
  • March 12, 2017

    Restoration Renaissance: A New Paradigm in John Day

    The remote rural community of John Day, Oregon, is enjoying a restoration renaissance. The only mill left in the county, Malheur Lumber Co., is humming along with 104 employees working extended hours processing a steady supply of logs from ...more
  • July 11, 2016

    Prescribed Fire & Smoke Management

    For a millennium, surface fires burned thousands of acres of ponderosa pine and dry mixed conifer forests in the southern Blue Mountains every year. Today, the nature of fire has changed. In 2015, 110,000 acres burned, much of it a high ...more
  • April 20, 2016

    Seeking consensus in post fire management: The Canyon Creek example

    Our partners at the Northwest Fire Science Consortium, which works to accelerate the awareness, understanding, and adoption of wildland fire science, recently prepared this video about the Canyon Creek wildfire that burned on the Malheur ...more
  • April 7, 2016

    Local collaborative awarded $4 million in federal forest restoration funding: Collaborative almost doubles coverage area, triples timber target and increases annual funding by $1.5 million

    Efforts by diverse stakeholders to reach consensus on contentious forest management issues have paid off — again. Instead of the $2.5 million in annual funding it has received for several years, the collaborative coalition working to ...more
  • January 27, 2016

    Making the logging industry more sustainable

    JOHN DAY - The logging industry in Oregon has been working with environmentalists for years to positive results. To learn more about BMFP's efforts, please view the following news story by clicking here and embedded below. more
  • June 15, 2015

    Workshop, tour focus on post-fire management

    MT. VERNON – Three visiting researchers will speak at a workshop and field tour on post-fire management, sponsored by the Blue Mountains Forest Partners and the Northwest Fire Science Consortium. The workshop will be from 1 to 4:30 ...more
  • June 8, 2015

    Restoration gets boost from FS

    JOHN DAY – Restoration efforts on the Malheur National Forest are getting a vote of confidence from the top. Leslie Weldon, deputy chief of national forest systems for the Forest Service, recently approved an expansion of the Southern ...more

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