Foundation News

Ponderosa Pine Deschutes Forest

National Forests of Oregon

April in Oregon is Arbor Month when towns across the state celebrate their trees.  We thought we would visit Oregon’s National Forests – and the species they protect. Welcome to Oregon, home to some of the most breathtaking national forests in the United States. There are 11 National Forests in the state:

What is 1% For the Planet?

Oregon Parks Forever has recently become an environmental partner at 1% For the Planet. We were nominated by Fort George Brewery, a business member of 1%. Read more about their sustainability and community work here.

Morgan Lake and MERA To Open TRACK Trails Community invited to August 8 Grand Opening

Union County Parks and Recreation, the City of La Grande Parks & Recreation Department, Oregon Parks Forever and the Kids in Parks program invite local children, families and community members to celebrate the grand opening of TRACK Trails at Morgan Lake and the Mount Emily Recreation Area.

The partners will host a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday, August 8th at 10 a.m. at the Morgan Lake trailhead and at 2:00 p.m. at the Mount Emily Recreation Area – Red Apple Trail trailhead.