Trusting the Land
Trusting the Land: the conservation blog of the Deschutes Land Trust
Welcome to Trusting the Land--musings on land and place in Central Oregon. Featuring staff and volunteers from the Deschutes Land Trust. Subscribe today and share!
Entomologist Celeste Searles Mazzacano presented our February Nature Night on Oregon's dragonflies and damselflies. Enjoy slides from her presentation and find her suggested resources to learn more about these fascinating insects in our region.
Check out stunning sightings of cougars on our Land Trust Preserve wildlife cameras. Learn more about these gorgeous creatures from volunteer and wildlife expert, Gary Gustafson.
Geologist Daniele McKay presented our January Nature Night on the Geology of Central Oregon's Cascades. Enjoy the slides from her presentation and find her suggested resources to learn more about our region's geology.
Land Trust supporter and Sisters business owner Chuck Newport talks about the economic benefits of protecting and restoring Whychus Creek at places like Camp Polk Meadow Preserve.