Get Involved

Are you passionate about land and want to make a difference in the future of Central Oregon? Then, read on to learn more about the many ways you can help conserve land for wildlife, scenic views, and local communities.

There are many ways to help the Land Trust conserve more land in Central Oregon.  You can:

Whychus Creek at Whychus Canyon Preserve.  Photo: Jay Mather.
Whychus Creek at Whychus Canyon Preserve. Photo: Jay Mather.

Become a member

The Deschutes Land Trust is proud to be a member-supported organization.  Nearly 2000 families and businesses invest in land conservation in Central Oregon. Your support ensures that land for wildlife, scenic views and local communities will be here today and tomorrow. Join today.

Planned Giving

What does the future hold? Planned giving is your way to chart the future. Giving options are diverse and can be tailored to meet your needs and the needs of your favorite streams, forests, and Land Trust Preserves. Learn more.

The Campaign for Whychus Creek

The Deschutes Land Trust has embarked on a comprehensive Campaign for Whychus Creek. With your help, we hope to achieve our vision of a permanently protected, healthy, and restored Whychus Creek. Learn more.


Volunteer for the Land Trust.  From planting trees, to building trails, to helping around the office, Land Trust volunteers are our heart and soul, helping us steward the land for future generations. Learn more.


Join the Land Trust's Five Rivers Society. Or learn more about stock transfers, in-kind gifts, donating your car or computer, including the Land Trust in your will or estate....all the creative ways to invest in land conservation in Central Oregon.

Note: "Members" refers to financial supporters of the organization, rather than as defined by the Oregon Non Profit Corporate Act.