The new path connecting Sunriver to Benham Falls has been completed. A few weeks ago on August 9th ODOT and the Forest Service hosted a Grand Opening of the path, complete with USFS & ODOT representatives giving interpretive talks and explaining the new interpretive/info panels along the new Sun-Lava muti-use path.
The Deschutes National Forest invites the public to the Newberry National Volcanic Monument for a series of lectures on Friday and Saturday nights through the 2104 summer season.
On Friday, July 11th, between the hours of 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm, Bob Grossfield, manager of the Oregon Observatory, will bring their telescopes for night sky viewing. On Saturday, July 12th, between the hours of 7;00 pm to 8:00 pm, Forest Ranger, Travis Moyer, will discuss the history of the US Forest Service and Wildfires in Central Oregon.
The events will take place at Paul’s Place Amphitheater at the Big Obsidian Flow Day Use Area. For a complete schedule of events and lecture topics visit Discover Your Forest at www.discoveryourforest.org, www.facebook.com/discoveryourforest or call 541-383-4771.