The Great Outdoors: Whychus Creek Fish Release

It’s that time of the year when fish are being released into some of your favorite fishing areas in Central Oregon. For this week’s Great Outdoors, Central Oregon Daily’s Brian Jennings was there for the fish release at Whychus Creek.

Thanks Brian for that report and a special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

The Great Outdoors: Forest Thinning for Fire Prevention

Preventing wildfires is a year-round job, even when it’s not fire season yet. In this week’s Great Outdoors, Brian Jennings takes us to the Deschutes National Forest outside Sisters for a look at one of their fire prevention programs.

A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

The Great Outdoors: Trail Cameras Debate

Trail cams are a great way to capture images of the wildlife that roam our area, but there is a growing ethical debate between some groups about the ways that the footage is being used. Central Oregon Daily’s Brian Jennings explores that debate in this week’s Great Outdoors. 

A special thanks to our sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

The Great Outdoors: Huntington Wagon Road

Some signs of the original settlers of Central Oregon are still around, if you know where to look. For this week’s Great Outdoors, Brian Jennings takes you along the Huntington Wagon Road.

Thanks Brian for that report. A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

The Great Outdoors: The Oregon Desert Trail

Even for an avid hiker, the Oregon Desert Trail is no joke. It stretches all the way from Bend to Steens Mountain. This week, Brian Jennings introduces us to local women who have hiked the entire trail.

A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

The Great Outdoors: Snowmobile Safety

Last week in our Great Outdoors segment, Brian Jennings took you snowmobiling around Paulina Lake to show you the fun part of the activity. However, there is also an inherent danger in snowmobiling this time of year.

For this week’s Great Outdoors, Brian looks at a device that could save your life in the event of an avalanche.

Thanks Brian for that report and a special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

The Great Outdoors: Snowmobile Adventures

Snowmobiling has long been one of the favorite sports for outdoor enthusiasts in Central Oregon, but one longtime advocate says you can’t take the sport for granted because it all depends on the availability of public spaces.

For this week’s Great Outdoors, Brian Jennings takes us snowmobiling around Paulina Lake.

Thanks Brian for that report and a special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

The Great Outdoors: The Oregon Trail of Dreams Sled Dogs

In this week’s Great Outdoors, Brian Jennings takes us on a special ride through the woods with some help from four-legged friends.

Thank you Rachael and Nick at Oregon Trail of Dreams. The organization also has an adoption program for their dogs. When a dog reaches eight years of age, they become eligible for adoption and you can contact the Oregon Trail of Dreams for further information.

A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night.

The Great Outdoors: Boyd Cave Tour

You don’t have to drive far to enter another world in Central Oregon underground.

For this week’s Great Outdoors, Brian Jennings takes us on a tour of Boyd Cave.

Thanks Brian for that report and a special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.