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Whychus Canyon Preserve Addition

Whychus Canyon Preserve Addition

Posted by Sarah Mowry at May 05, 2015 11:05 AM |

As we prepare for the May 30th Dedication of the new portion of Whychus Canyon Preserve, learn a little more about the addition and how it adds up to a better future for Central Oregon.

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In Memoriam: Bruce White

In Memoriam: Bruce White

Posted by Sarah Mowry at Apr 28, 2015 03:50 PM |

It’s with great sadness, the Land Trust notes the passing of Bruce White. Bruce was one of the Land Trust's founders and will be greatly missed.

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Spring is for wildflowers

Spring is for wildflowers

Posted by Sarah Mowry at Apr 01, 2015 12:00 AM |

Spring in the high desert is a tentative thing: sun and warm temperatures one day followed by snow the next. The only sure sign that spring is really here is the arrival of wildflowers.

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The habitat benefits of beavers

The habitat benefits of beavers

Posted by Sarah Mowry at Mar 23, 2015 01:09 PM |

The Land Trust's final 2015 Nature Night featured Suzanne Fouty talking about beavers and the ways they--and other natural partners--contribute to habitat and water security. Read on for more information on the talk and for an OPB audio postcard from the follow-up field trip.

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Three reasons it pays to get on the wait list

Three reasons it pays to get on the wait list

Posted by karly@deschuteslandtrust.org at Mar 10, 2015 01:05 PM |

It's a popular time of year to join us for a hike or a Nature Night. Even if a hike or event is full, here's why it's good to get on the wait list anyway.

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