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2019 NFH Fall Forum


2019 NFH Bend Fall Forum - Sunriver, Oregon
Saturday, September 21, 2019
See Photos Below!

From the NFH Executive Director: Thanks to all who participated in our 2019 NFH Fall Forum. We enjoyed a crisp fall day in the high desert of central Oregon. Special appreciation for the commitment and energy of our presenters shown below.

Click to see our Fall Forum Program
View Presentations (where indicated below)




Holly Jewkes, Forest Supervisor of the Deschutes National Forest is first guest speaker.





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Tracy Kremer, Lands Special Uses Program Manager for USFS Pacific Northwest Region, announced she'd be retiring in February next year and encouraged permit holders to stay informed and engaged.


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Kevin Orth has a cabin on the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington and serves as a Director on the NFH Board and as President of the White River Recreation Association. He presented on Wildfire Preparation.


View: Before, During & After a Fire
Click notes icon in upper left of each slide for the narration.


Alexandra "Allie" Wenzl is a Historian and the Heritage Program Manager for the USFS Pacific Northwest Region. Cabins are much more than historic buildings, they are part of a historic recreation program.


View: Historic Cabins of the Pacific Northwest


NFH President Doug Gann presented updates and announcements regarding new member benefits. Insurance for cabin owners through ARM, Inc as well as a new Ask the Community forum. (check it out!)



View: What's New with NFH?

Ask the Experts panel consisting of Forest Service leaders and cabin owners answered questions from attendees.    

2019 NFH Fall Forum included:

  • Networking with other cabin owners.
  • Presentations on relevant topics such as historic cabins, how to prepare for
    a wildfire, NFH resources such as insurance and more.
  • Face time with USFS decision-makers.




   Thanks to our Fall Forum Event Sponsors:  

CA lic#
Crescent Lake
Homeowners Association


Oregon Forest
Homeowners Association


Odell Lake
Homeowners Association