Future Presentations:

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - Mike Ripley

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - Monty Gregg, District Wildlife Biologist, with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, U. S. Forest Service and Sisters Ranger District. Monty has been a wildlife biologist on the Deschutes National Forest since 1996. He was born and raised in central Oregon, and has spent a good portion of his life recreating and working on the Deschutes National Forest. Monty has been involved in numerous projects throughout his 21year career dealing with various aspect of wildlife biology and habitat management. His presentation will specifically discuss the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and explore land use policy and decisions associated with the Deschutes National Forest. Monty will share the details of various projects associated with forest management (which includes trail development), and cumulatively managing impacts to wildlife from these projects on public lands.



Thursday, April 21, 2016

Maret Pajutee

Tale of Two Rivers - The Sequel - Keeping the "Wild" in Wild and Scenic."

The Nugget Newspaper, April 28, 2016 / The Nugget Newspaper April 27, 2016 / Poster

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Marc Thalacker

Balancing Irrigation and our Local Ecosystem.

The Nugget Newspaper, April 16, 2014 / Poster



Thursday, April 24, 2014

Darek Staab, Project Manager for Trout Unlimited's Upper Deschutes Home River Initiative

Changing Climate with Impact on Recreational Opportunities in Central Oregon.

The Nugget Newspaper, January 13, 2016 / Poster

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Michael Riehle, Supervisory Fisheries Biologist, Deschutes National Forest, Sisters Ranger District

Whychus Floodplain Restoration and Dam Removal Project

The Nugget Newspaper, October 13, 2015 / Poster



Thursday, July 23, 2015

Pam Hardy, Central Oregon Field Coordinator for Oregon Wild

Protection and Restoration of Oregon's Wildlands, Wildlife and Waters.

The Nugget Newspaper, July 14, 2015 / Poster

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Woody Keen, Professional Trail Consultant

Leave No Child Behind: How to Make Trails Interesting for Children.

The Nugget Newspaper, July 16, 2014 / Poster



Thursday, October 30, 2015

Kim McCarrel, Author of Books on Oregon Equestrian Trails

Sisters Area Trails Are Fabulous

The Nugget Newspaper, October 22, 2014 / Poster

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Brad Chalfant, Executive Director of the Deschutes Land Trust

Connecting People with Place

The Nugget Newspaper January 13, 2015 / The Nugget Newspaper January 27, 2015 / Poster



Thursday, July 24, 2014

Jim Anderson, Columnist for the Nugget Newspaper

Golden Eagles and Other Raptors in the Oregon High Desert, and the Impact of recreation and Trail Development.

The Nugget Newspaper, July 16, 2014 / Poster

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Bjarne Holm, Geologist, Educator

Changing Climate with Impact on Recreational Opportunities in Central Oregon.

The Nugget Newspaper April 16, 2014 / The Nugget Newspaper, April 30, 2014 / Poster


The Sisters Trails Alliance (STA) is an all volunteer organization dedicated to planning, constructing and maintaining walking, hiking, cycling and equestrian tails in Sisters Country. The STA Speakers Series focuses on local environmental, trails and other recreational issues.

For more information, please visit our web site.


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