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04.8.14

Into the Weeds in the Deschutes Canyon

The following is a guest blog post by Marilynne Keyser, Friends and Neighbors of the Deschutes Canyon Area (FANs) Weed Team: How do you get folks excited about eradicating invasive weeds on public lands? Start where folks live. At least that’s what I think. The Friends and Neighbors of the Deschutes … read more

10.29.13

Rendezvous Wrap Up

Thank you to all the members of the Friends Grassroots Network for making our sixth annual Friends Rendezvous such a success! Here’s coverage looking back at this great conference that was held October 25-27 in Bend, Oregon along the banks of the Deschutes River. Conservation Leaders Work to Expand the … read more

10.28.13

Team Rendezvous Lends a Hand to Steelhead Falls

More than 70 Friends Rendezvous participants joined BLM staff early Sunday morning at the Steelhead Falls Wilderness Study Area to knock out a quick service project.  These quick service trips are a highlight for Rendezvous attendees, who take a break from networking indoors to do what they love best–hit the … read more

10.1.13

Reports from the field: Public Lands Day 2013

The 20th anniversary of National Public Lands Day has been and gone. By all accounts, it was an amazing day all across the National Conservation Lands as members of our Friends Grassroots Network volunteered their time in support of our public lands. Here are some dispatches from the field… San … read more