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!
Indian Ford Meadow's attraction comes from its variety of habitats: pine and juniper, sagebrush, grasses and wildflowers, and a meadow with willows, aspen, a stream, and spectacular views of the mountains.
Gillian Ockner tells the story of the Land Trust's new Explorer Packs: colorful, recycled packs from Sara Bella that help get kids outside exploring nature.
It was Monday morning, Earth Day, and my husband, Chuck Logsdon, and I were driving from Bend toward Sisters, first on Highway 20 then, after a few turns, on gravel roads through juniper woodlands to a small parking area tucked into the trees for an Earth Day hike.
The only thing predictable about spring is the unpredictability of spring. Such was the case this past weekend as I headed east, through warm sunshine and snow squalls, for a long weekend.