Outdoor Safety & Ethics
Safe Shooting on the National Forest
Current closures in place on the Deschutes National Forest include:
Weed-Free Feed on National Forests
As part of a larger effort to reduce invasive species on national forest lands, weed-free feed is required in all Pacific Northwest National Forests, the Crooked River National Grassland, and all Oregon and Washington Wilderness Areas.
Want to know where you can purchase Weed Free Feed? Check out the State of Oregon's Weed Free Forage page.
Read the original orders and press releases here:
- Pacific Northwest Regional Order No. R6-2007-003 - Weed Free Hay and Crop Products in the Wilderness - May 2007
- Pacific Northwest Regional Order No. R6-2009-001 - Weed Free Hay and Crop Products in the Forest - February 2009
- Pacific Northwest Region - Order to Implement Weed Free Feed - February 2009
- Press Release - Weed-free Feed Required in Northwest Forests - March 2009