Events

    Benson & Tenas Lakes Campsite Restoration - June 18, 2018 - 8:00 am - Bend

    Two night backpack to restore campsites around Benson and Tenas Lakes and install one trail sign. Bring work gloves, camping gear and food for 3 days and 10 essentials. You could also join us on the first day as a day hiker.

    We will carpool from Bend or meet you at Village Green Park in Sisters at 8:30 or at Beson Trailhead. If you are coming from the Eugene/Springfield area you can meet us at the trailhead at 9:30.

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Matthieu Lakes Restoration - June 27, 2018 - 8:00 am - Bend

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Biology Hike with a Ranger - June 30, 2018 - 8:00 am - Bend

    Biology Hike with Ranger Tom Walker, Fisheries Biologist with Deschutes NF. Easy 6 mile out and back hike to Blow and Doris Lakes from the Six Lakes TH off Cascade Lakes Hwy. Learn about what fish are in the lakes, how they get there, and what are their habitat needs. How can we improve the conditions of the lakes. Tom will talk about water quality, amphibians, wildlife and botany and how they influence the fish found in the lakes.

    We will carpool to the trailhead. Meet in the gravel lot at the dog park.

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Sister Mirror Lk Campsite Restoration & Sign Installations - July 7, 2018 - 8:00 am - Bend

    One night backpack to Sisters Mirror Lake to clean up and restore campsites and install 4 trail signs. Bring work gloves, camping gear, food for two days and 10 essentials. We will car pool from Bend to Devils Lake TH.

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Obsidian LEA Campsite Restoration - July 13, 2018 - 7:30 pm - Bend

    Two night backpack to clean up and restore campsites. Bring work gloves, camping gear, food for 3 days and 10 essentials. We will carpool from Bend or meet you at Village Green Park at 8:30 in Sisters or at Obsidian TH at 9:30

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Lucky Lake Sign Installation - July 21, 2018 - 8:00 am - Bend

    Day hike to Lucky Lake to install a sign at one location. On the return to Bend we will install one sign at Elk Lake TH. Bring work gloves, lunch and 10 essentials. We will car pool from Bend.

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Foley Ridge Trail Sign Installation - July 23, 2018 - 7:30 am - Bend

    One night backpack to install 3 signs along Foley Ridge Tr and Louise Creek Tr.  Bring work gloves, camping gear food for 2 days and 10 essentials. We will carpool from Bend or meet you at Village Green Park in Sisters at 8:30 or at the TH at 9:30.

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Wildlife Hike with a Ranger - July 28, 2018 - 8:00 am - Bend

    Wildlife Hike with Ellie McNairy, Biological Science Technician with Ochoco NF. 

    Learn about the wildlife, habitats and adaptations found in this area as we hike to Sisters Mirror Lake to have lunch.  This is about a 6.6 mile hike round trip. Bring your camera for a great view of S. Sister reflected on the lake.

    Meet in the gravel lot at Riverbend Dog Park. Look for a black Land Rover.

    Bring your 10 essentials plus a lunch.

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Canyon Creek Meadows Restoration - July 29, 2018 - 8:00 am - Bend

    Day hike to do some clean up and restoration work. Bring work gloves, lunch and 10 essentials. We will car pool from Bend or meet you at Sisters Ranger Station.

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Linton Meadows Restoration - August 3, 2018 - 8:00 am - Bend

    Two night backpack to clean up and restore campsites and to remove some check dams. Bring work gloves, camping gear, food for 3 days and 10 essentials. We will car pool from Bend or meet you at Village Green Park in Sisters or at the TH.

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Botany Hike with a Ranger - August 7, 2018 - 8:00 am -

    Botany Hike with Ranger Beth Johnson, District Botanist, with Deschutes NFLocation to be determined 

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Separation Creek Meadow Trail Reconstruction - August 12, 2018 - 7:00 am - Mckenzie Bridge

    This is a week long Sunday to Saturday event to restore Separation Creek Trail in the Three Sisters Wilderness. We are reconstructing part of it after some years of neglect. We will hike in from Foley Ridge Trail and will camp near Honey Lake. Our tools and some of our camping gear will be packed in and out by a mule string. We will be able to bring some camp chairs and tables, some fresh food and canned beverages.

    For more information call Richard at 248 330 5654

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Geology Hike with a Ranger - August 24, 2018 - 8:00 am - Bend

    Geology Hike with Ranger Bart Willis, Geologist, Ochoco and Deschutes National Forest. Join us for a fascinating journey through time starting at the Big Obsidian Flow to the Central Pumice Cone to the Interlake Obsidian Flow down to East Lake and hike back along the shore.

    We will carpool to Newberry Nat. Monument. Meet in the gravel lot at the dog park.

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Camp & Demaris Lakes Restoration - August 27, 2018 - 8:00 am - Bend

    Two night backpack for clean up and restoration work. We will have pack horse support for tools and camping gear. Bring work gloves, camping gear, food for 3 days and 10 essentials. We will car pool from Bend or meet you at Sisters  Ranger Station.

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Green Lks and Golden Lk Restoration - September 8, 2018 - 8:00 am - Bend

    Two night backpack for clean up and restoration work. Bring work gloves, camping gear, food for three days and 10 essentials. We will car pool from Bend.

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Mink Lake Sign Installation - September 17, 2018 - 8:00 am -

    5 night backpack to install 10 trail signs on very remote trails. We will camp  in the Mink Lake basin and have a series of day hikes to install signs. We are trying to get pack horse support for tools and camping gear. Bring work gloves, camping gear, food for 6 days and 10 essentials. We will car pool from Bend.

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.

    Love It and Leave It Clean Day - September 29, 2018 - 8:00 am -

    Our annual day hikes on popular trails to clean up before winter. We will separate into groups to match your hiking ability with the trail difficulty. We will gather at a local watering hole afterwards. Bring work gloves, trash bag, lunch and 10 essentials. We will car pool to the trailheads. Meet up location to be determined.

    Go to the event's page for more information and to RSVP once RSVPs are open.