Discover Your Forest and the Deschutes National Forest will host a movie night at McMenamins Old St. Francis in Bend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.
The film is “Upriver” which covers over a dozen ongoing restoration efforts throughout the Willamette valley and features interviews with key scientists, people from the conservation community and landowners. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and the presentation begins at
5:30 p.m. Admission $3.00 (at door).
In addition to the film, the filmmaker, Jeremy Monroe, will be speaking about the making of the film and how the rehabilitation of this river has improved the lives of Oregonians. Lisa Machnik, Recreation Staff Officer for the Deschutes and Ochoco National Forests and Crooked River National Grassland will also be speaking about the Wild and Scenic Rivers in Central Oregon and the passage of the historic Act.