Cara Frank

Cara Frank is a local adaptive outdoor instructor and loves backpacking, cycling, and spending time outside with her pup.

Cara Frank is the Deschutes Land Trust's Outreach Associate. She assists with the Land Trust's Walks + Hikes program, database administration, membership development, and outreach. Cara lives and works from Redmond and in our Bend office.

Cara hails from Colorado, but grew up in the great Pacific Northwest. Cara earned her B.A. in Park, Recreation and Leisure Studies from Western Washington University. Prior to joining the Land Trust, Cara worked as an administrator and as an adaptive outdoor instructor committed to inclusive outdoor recreation. She is thrilled to be part of the team's efforts towards conservation and caring for our lands. When she is not working, you'll find Cara outside with her pup, skiing, cooking, advancing community ties among members of the deaf community, backpacking, crafting, and cycling.