Nature Journaling, Whychus Canyon Preserve

**This event has been canceled**

Interested in learning how to combine outdoor writing and sketching with your joy of exploring nature? Join the Deschutes Land Trust and hiker and passionate journaler, Kolby Kirk, for an evening of learning tips and techniques for keeping a journal while exploring nature! We'll spend the evening exploring Whychus Canyon Preserve and discussing ways of seeing and recording the landscape and sketching flora/fauna for later identification. No journaling experience needed. **Registration is required and opens 1 month prior to the event.**

  • Outing Details + Route

    Hike Rating: This is an easy ~2 mile hike on Whychus Canyon Preserve hiking trails.

    Route: This hike will start at the Whychus Canyon Preserve kiosk and follow Preserve trails. Terrain will be uneven at times.

    Elevation gain/loss: There is little elevation gain/loss on this hike.

  • What to Bring

    Journaling supplies, snacks, water, sturdy hiking shoes. Dress for the weather.

  • About the Property

    Whychus Canyon Preserve is a 930 acre Preserve on Whychus Creek near Sisters, Oregon. It was first established by the Deschutes Land Trust in 2010 and an additional 480 acres was added in 2014. The Preserve contains four miles of Whychus Creek, high quality grasslands, old growth juniper, cottonwood and aspen stands. With such a diverse range of habitats, Whychus Canyon Preserve is home to a variety of fish and wildlife.