March Board Meeting - March 8, 2017 - 6:00 pm - Bend

    The March meeting will be held at Bend Public Library, upstairs in the Hutchinson Room.  6:00 to 8:00 PM. Interested persons are welcome.

    FCCW will be voting in new board members in April, if you are interested in being on the board we’d love to hear from you. It is a real opportunity to be in at the ground level, however, there are other ways to volunteer as well. Please prepare a short biography to put before the board and supporters for our meeting in March. We can elect up to five board members.

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

    Annual Sponsors and Directors Meeting - April 4, 2017 - 6:00 pm - Bend

    The Annual Sponsors and Board of Directors Meeting will be held at Bend Public Library, downstairs in the Brooks Room. 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

    The Board will present information about the FCCW events planned  for 2017

    Sponsors will elect the 2017 Board of Directors at this meeting. If you are interested in running for election you should submit a bio to the board at the March meeting or by email to the Secretary at maidie@mac.com

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

    West Cascades Trail Skills College - May 5, 2017 - 7:30 am - Mckenzie Bridge

    West Cascade Trail Skills College – May 5 through 7
    This will be held at White Branch, on the west side of Hwy 242, Mckenzie Pass Scenic Highway.
    Training, camping and dormitories free. You will have to provide some of your meals. You do not have to attend all the days.

    Registration opens March 1. Don’t delay, register early.

    Some of the courses are:
    Wilderness First Aid*
    CPR*
    Cross Cut Saw Certification
    Intro to Trail Maintenance
    Drainage and Drain Dips
    Water Bars and Checks
    User Trail/Campsite Decommissioning
    * Required for Cross Cut Saw Certification

    You must register on High Cascades Forest Volunteers website. Here’s a link:

    http://www.highcascadesvolunteers.com/Training/SpringTraining.html

    Class sizes are limited and fill up fast so register early. Go to the HCFV website for more information.

    If you have questions, please call or email me.

    Richard Nix
    FCCW
    248 330 5654
    Richard.nowatch@gmail.com

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

    Allingham Trail Skills College - June 2, 2017 - 8:00 am - Sisters

    Allingham Trail Skills College – June 2 though 5
    Held at Allingham Guard Station near Camp Sherman.
    Training, camping and dormitories are free. You will have to provide some of your meals. You do not have to attend all the days.

    Registration opens March 15. Don’t delay, register early.

    Some of the courses are:
    Wilderness First Aid*
    CPR*
    Cross Cut Saw Certification
    Intro to Trail Maintenance
    Water Bars and Checks
    Tread Management
    Trail Sign Installation
    Trail Decommissioning and Wildland Restoration
    Working with Pack Stock
    * Required for Cross Cut Saw Certification.

    Register on the High Cascades Forest Volunteers website using the link below.

    http://www.highcascadesvolunteers.com/Training/SpringTraining.html

    Class sizes are limited and fill up fast so register early. Go to the HCFV website for more information.

    If you have questions,please call or email me.

    Richard Nix
    FCCW
    248 330 5654
    Richard.nowatch@gmail.com

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

    Wilderness Stewardship Training - June 9, 2017 - 12:00 pm - Trout Lake, WA

    Wilderness Stewardship Training – June 9 through 11
    Held at Mt. Adams Institute, Trout Lake, Washington.
    Cost is $50 to cover your meals. Camping and dormitories are free.
    The course schedule has not been released yet. Typical courses are:
    Wilderness Skills Intro
    Wilderness Monitoring and Public Contact
    Wilderness Restoration
    and there may be courses on Trail Head Hosting and Working with Pack Stock.

    I will post registration information when it comes out. Let me know if you are interested.

    If you have questions, please call or email me.

    Richard Nix
    FCCW
    248 330 5654
    Richard.nowatch@gmail.com

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

    Canyon Creek Meadows Restoration Project - June 21, 2017 - 8:00 am - Bend

    Canyon Creek Meadows is in the Mt Jefferson Wilderness close to Three Fingered Jack. We will assist Deschutes National Forest Rangers to restore two over used campsites, to do some general clean-up and to install one trail junction sign. You may backpack in for one night or join us as a day-hiker.

    This date is provisional.

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

    Green Lakes Restoration Project - July 20, 2017 - 8:00 am - Bend

    Green Lakes is one of the most popular spots in the Three Sisters Wilderness nestled between South Sister and Broken Top. It gets a lot of visitors and needs lots of TLC to keep it in pristine condition. We will work with Deschutes National Forest Rangers to restore campsites, repair trails, clean up trash and install signs. You can backpack in for two days to four days or you can day hike in and join us for one or two days.

    This date is provisional.

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

Jefferson, Washington, Three Sisters, Diamond, Thielsen

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