Save The Ponderosa

West Bend Project: Hit the Pause Button, Save Mature Ponderosas

Letter to Mayor Sally Russell
City Council Chambers at City Hall, Bend, OR
March 24, 2022

Also see the following:

More Effective Approach for Preventing Wildland-Urban Fire Disasters

Jack Cohen, PhD, Research Physical Scientist, US Forest Service, retired

Large Trees Dominate Carbon Storage in Forests East of the Cascade Crest in the United States Pacific Northwest

David J. Mildrexler, Logan T. Berner,Dr. Beverly E. Law, Richard A. Birdsey and Dr. William R. Moomawll

Human ignitions on private lands drive USFS cross‑boundary wildfire transmission and community impacts in the western US

William M. Downing, Christopher J. Dunn, Matthew P. Thompson, Michael D. Caggiano & Karen C. Short

Photos recently taken of a few of the Ponderosa pines slated for cutting, many of the mature trees within this stand exceed 21 inches