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Upcoming Events

Sep
15
Sun
10:00 am Sunriver Deschutes River Clean-Up @ SROA Boat Launch
Sunriver Deschutes River Clean-Up @ SROA Boat Launch
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sponsored by Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe Meet at SROA Boat Launch. Cleanup Besson Day Use Area, Harper Bridge, and Big River Campground. Refreshments after cleanup at SROA Boat Launch provided by Sunriver Brewing Company. Event partners include Deschutes County Search and Rescue, Sunriver Marina, Sunriver Brewing Company, Sunriver Chamber…
Sep
19
Thu
3:00 pm UDRC Meeting: Deschutes County R... @ Sunriver Area Library
UDRC Meeting: Deschutes County R... @ Sunriver Area Library
Sep 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Our speakers will be James Lewis, Property Manager, Deschutes County Property Management and Chris Doty, PE, Director, Deschutes County Road Department.   James will discuss several issues, including: the tax foreclosed properties that the County owns, how we sell them at public auction, what requirements we ask of buyers, and…

Event Details

Sunriver Deschutes River Clean-Up

Sponsored by Tumalo Creek. Meet at SROA Boat Launch. Cleanup Besson Day Use Area, Harper Bridge, and Big River Campground. Refreshments after cleanup at SROA Boat Launch provided by Sunriver Brewing Company. Registration required at:
https://tumalocreek.com/sfunriver-deschutes-river-clean/

Deschutes County Roads and Lots

Our speakers will be James Lewis, Property Manager, Deschutes County Property Management and Chris Doty, PE, Director, Deschutes County Road Department.

James will discuss the tax foreclosed properties that the County owns, how we sell them at public auction, what requirements we ask of buyers, and what the County does in the interim after we take ownership and before we sell (overall clean up, fire fuel reduction, etc.). Chris will be addressing issues relating to possible changes to existing county roads and the ongoing maintenance of county roads in our area.

Announcements

Central Oregon Wildfire Information

  • Central Oregon Fire Info Twitter
  • Central Oregon Fire Info Website
  • Oregon Department of Forestry Central Oregon Blog

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.