Bend will continue to expand its UGB by more than 600 acres with the Stevens Rd Tract. Discover more here.
The state has approved plans for Bend to expand its urban growth boundary by more than 600 acres with the Stevens Road Tract, including about 260 acres on the eastern side of the property that advanced at the state level Tuesday.
Prepare your yard for wildfire season by creating a low-flammable landscaping plan, finding fire-resistant plants with new database
Explore low-flammable landscapes to protect your land and home from fire risk. Learn more here.
Ashland residents concerned their home isn’t ready to ward off a fire are inviting wildfire mitigation specialist Charisse Sydoriak to walk their property and show them how they can reduce the likelihood that a blaze will bring destruction.
One way to adapt to what Sydoriak considers inevitable wildfires: Low-flammable landscapes.
Careful selection, spacing and maintenance of plants growing safe distances from a structure can be lifesavers, whether in a wildfire-prone zone or not.