Summer is monitoring season at the Land Trust. It's a time when we visit our protected lands for an annual check-up. Learn why monitoring is the heart of why we do what we do.
You can now read the Land Trust's 2014-2015 Annual Report online!
In October, hearty volunteers got their hands dirty and planted more than 300 plants along Spring Creek in Central Oregon.
This awesome annual race, put on by our friends at The FootZone, is our biggest fundraiser of the year. Sign up today!
The Land Trust recently completed pile burning projects on approximately 5 acres at Whychus Canyon Preserve. Learn more about how thinning promotes the health of the Preserves forests.
The Preserve will remain open, but the Land Trust asks visitors to use good judgement and stay away from burning or smoking piles.
We'll be busy at Whychus Canyon Preserve stockpiling logs for restoration and burning small piles from juniper thinning projects.
From geology to dragonflies to beavers and wolves, these monthly presentations are a great way to come in from the cold and get your nature fix before spring. Learn more...
Get your tickets for our March 18 Nature Night! The topic: Beavers, Wolves, Fire and Logging with Suzanne Fouty.
Skyline Forest was purchased last week by a Singapore-based investment group. Read more about the Deschutes Land Trust's reaction.
The first $10,000 in business donations to the Campaign for Whychus Creek will be matched dollar for dollar by Deschutes Brewery!
If you live near one of our Preserves, keep your eye on your mail box. We're sending out spring neighbor news bulletins to keep you updated on the Preserve near you.
The change in ownership of Skyline Forest is a potentially beneficial turn of events. Learn more from executive director Brad Chalfant.
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.
The Land Trust recently added a new section of trail from the northernmost section of the Preserve onto the 2014 addition to the Preserve.
Join us on Saturday, May 30th for the dedication of the new addition to Whychus Canyon Preserve. Enjoy a brief dedication ceremony with Land Trust friends and then take a walk, hike or tour of the property. Read on for more details.
Land Trust executive director Brad Chalfant comments on the recent acquisition of Aspen Hollow Preserve and the momentum it builds for conserving Whychus Creek.
The Land Trust announced today it will dedicate the new portion of its Whychus Canyon Preserve in a ceremony on May 30th. The Land Trust acquired and permanently conserved the new 480-acre addition to Whychus Canyon Preserve in October of 2014 as part of the Campaign for Whychus Creek.
The Deschutes Land Trust is currently seeking a Development Director. Learn more about how you can join our team.
June marked the end of the first year of the Campaign for Whychus Creek. The Land Trust is pleased to report that our first year achievements include the successful conservation of 538 more acres on Whychus Creek! Learn more...