Deschutes Basin Habitat Conservation Plan
The Draft Deschutes Basin Habitat Conservation Plan (Plan) and associated Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) are now available for public comment. Learn more background about the Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
MCM Matching Grant Donations Needed
The MCM Matching Grant provides funds for the UDRC Defensible Space Reimbursement Program. We are close to our goal, we just need one more push! In order to get our $5,000 match in January 2020 we need to finish raising $3,550 by December 31, 2019. To make a donation, click Donate to UDRC.
How to Prepare for Wildfire in Upper Deschutes River Communities
Project Wildfire has published a brochure on wildfire risk, defensible space, evacuation, and resources for Upper Deschutes River Communities. Click on CWPP brochure to view the brochure.
If your home has been assessed by the La Pine Rural Fire Protection District, you can see your wildfire risk assessment by going to Oregon Ready, Set, Go! and clicking on “My Risk: Go to the Map”. The Deschutes County Evacuation Guide outlines the levels to prepare for wildfire evacuation. The Central Oregon Fire Information website has current wildfire information from all public agencies.
Upper Deschutes River Communities Receives $150,000 Grant
The Maybelle Clark Macdonald Fund has awarded a grant of $150,000 to the Upper Deschutes River Communities for the reduction of wildfire fuels in the area. The grant will provide up to $1000 for fuels reduction services for senior low-income homeowners in South Deschutes County.
Senior Low-income Defensible Space Program
UDRC has partnered with Council on Aging to provide free wildfire fuels reduction services for senior low-income homeowners in South Deschutes County. Click on printable flyer describing the program. To apply for the Senior Low-income Defensible Space program, click on application form which includes age and income requirements.
Defensible Space Reimbursement Program Closed
Funds for the Defensible Space Reimbursement Program have been fully allocated for 2019. We cannot accept any more applications at this time.