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Outdoor school is priceless
A couple Mondays ago, 50 some people gathered at Obsidian School in Redmond to discuss a way in which Outdoor School could be enjoyed by all of the almost 50,000 fifth and sixth grade students in Oregon. To their utter joy, they all discovered it could happen.

Get The Lead Out

Time to remove lead from hunting ammo
During a recent program at McMenamin's in Bend, U.S. Geological Survey biologist and researcher Garth Herring presented the work he's doing on the issue of lead in the tissue of wildlife, specifically big game, ground squirrels and raptors. Herring pointed out that the USGS research, plus other federal government and state agencies and private conservation identities, is confirming that lead-based ammunition, when used to shoot big game and "varmints," is contributing to serious health hazards for a number of raptors, principally Swainson's hawks and eagles.


Today Mon, May 4th

  • Move it Mondays

    Foot Zone - First and third Monday of the month will be a trail run, we will meet at FootZone and then carpool to the location. Second and fourth Mondays runs start and...

  • Full Moon Hike @ Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory

    Full Moon Hike

    Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory - Come explore by moonlight! Keep your eyes and ears active, and maybe you will spot some of the wildlife that is awake when we are normally inside for the night....

  • Monday Hikes

    Bend Park & Recreation District - Guided hikes explore scenic local trails in April and May, covering around 3 to 5 miles per hike. A great way to meet new people and see some of the...

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