Aug 09, 2016
Brush up on your black bear knowledge and check out Bear-a-palooza, a wildlife cam slideshow.
Jul 11, 2016
The great arctic (Oeneis nevadensis) butterfly is back and has been spotted at the Metolius Preserve!
Jul 06, 2016
Land Trust volunteer photographers and wildlife cams have captured a great collection of wildlife photos throughout the spring and early summer.
Jun 27, 2016
A butterfly flitting about in a meadow or forest is a sure sign of summer in Central Oregon. The longer, warmer days bring these colorful creatures out in the meadows of Camp Polk Meadow Preserve, the woodlands of the Metolius Preserve, and the juniper covered slopes of Whychus Canyon Preserve. Here are a few to watch for this summer.
Jun 09, 2016
Monarch butterfly populations have been dwindling across the Americas. Here's what the Land Trust is doing to bring them back to Central Oregon.
Apr 27, 2016
As spring comes to Central Oregon we all feel the itch to get outside and soak in the warmth of the sun and the green of new leaves. Migrating birds are also enticed to return to Central Oregon each spring. Here are a few places to watch and learn the art of birding.
Apr 10, 2016
The Land Trust is thrilled to announce that we’ve had our first adult steelhead return to Camp Polk Meadow Preserve! Biologists found the radio-tagged adult female at the end of March in the portion of Whychus Creek that runs through the Preserve. She is the first adult steelhead to return to the meadow in 52 years!
Apr 09, 2016
Wildlife is on the move at Land Trust Preserves. Here are some of our favorite sightings from this spring and late winter.
Mar 10, 2016
Spring is in the air—thank goodness! As you get ready to head out to your favorite Land Trust Preserve for an early spring hike with your furry friend, we offer this reminder about the importance of keeping dogs on leash and keeping wildlife safe.
Dec 21, 2015
It's squirrel appreciation day and to celebrate, we're bringing you a glimpse into the life of a grey squirrel who lives at Camp Polk Meadow Preserve.