Field Sketching, Whychus Canyon Preserve

Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Rebecca Brown-Thompson for a class on field sketching at Whychus Canyon Preserve. In the morning we will cover some sketching and painting techniques for use in the field. After lunch you will have time to practice sketching what ever catches your attention in the landscape. This class is for beginners and sketchers of all levels who want to spend time outdoors recording nature. Registration is required and opens 1 month prior to the event.

To register, please use the yellow "Register Now" button above.

  • Outing Details + Route

    Hike Rating: This is an easy ~1-2 mile hike on the Whychus Canyon Preserve hiking trails.

    Route: This hike will start at the Whychus Canyon Preserve kiosk and follow trails into the Preserve. Terrain will be uneven at times.

    Elevation gain/loss: There is very little elevation gain/loss on this hike.

  • What to Bring

    See materials list. Bring your lunch and water. Dress for the weather.

  • About the Property

    Whychus Canyon Preserve is a 930 acre Preserve on Whychus Creek near Sisters, Oregon. It was first established by the Deschutes Land Trust in 2010 and an additional 480 acres was added in 2014. The Preserve contains four miles of Whychus Creek, high quality grasslands, old growth juniper, cottonwood and aspen stands. With such a diverse range of habitats, Whychus Canyon Preserve is home to a variety of fish and wildlife.