Events

    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 at the JC Penney parking lot west, 63455 N Hwy 97 · Bend, OR at 8 am.

    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 at 8:00 or meet you at Sisters  Ranger Station at 8:30.

    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 13, 2018 - 7:00 am -

    Date Change!

    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 have pack horse support for tools and some camping gear. Bring work gloves, camping gear, food for 6 days and 10 essentials. We will car pool from Bend to Six Lakes TH.

    More details to follow.

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

    Campsite Restoration with the Forest Service - September 15, 2018 - 7:30 am -

    Special Event with REI folks to restore and iceberg campsites, and install some small signs at Moraine Lake and other wilderness lakes,  possibly Doris, Lucky or Matthieu Lakes. Just a few volunteers needed. Moraine Lake will be a  one night backpack. Not sure about the others at this time.  More details to follow.

    Call Richard at 248-330-5654 if interested.

    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 series of day hikes on popular Wilderness trails to clean up trails and campsites before winter. This year we are expecting to go to some locations we have not been to in the past. We will separate into groups and match your hiking ability with the trail length and difficulty. We will gather at a local watering hole afterwards and have a weigh in to find out which group collected the heaviest bag of trash.

    Bring work gloves, trash bag, lunch and your 10 essentials. Be prepared for the late September weather. We will car pool to the trailheads. Meet-up location to be determined nearer the date.

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

    Wildland Rehabilitation Training - October 5, 2018 - 7:00 am -

    Two night backpack in the Obsidian LEA. Learn and practice wildland rehabilitation techniques from Forest Service experts. Learn where and when to use tilling and scarification. Learn how and when to sow seeds successfully.

    More details to follow.

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

    Cabot Lake Trail Sign Installation - October 11, 2018 - 12:00 pm -

    3 night backpack in the Mt Jefferson Wilderness to install trail signs at 6 locations. We will hike in on the first afternoon and set up camp near Carl Lake. On the second day we will day hike south along the PCT to Rockpile Lake. On the third day we will day hike north along Cabot Lake Trail to Table Lake. We will hike out the morning of the fourth day.

    Bring camping gear, food, 10 essentials and work gloves. Carpool location to be determined nearer the date.

     

     

     

     

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