Nature Nights

Join the Deschutes Land Trust for Nature Nights--monthly presentations on nature-related topics from January through March.


The Deschutes Land Trust has been the proud presenter of Nature Nights since 2011! Nature Nights are monthly presentations on a nature-related topic held from January through March. Topics vary each year, but are given by experts in their field. All Nature Nights are free and usually start at 7pm at the Tower Theatre in Bend. Tickets are required and registration generally opens a month prior to each talk.

2019 Nature Nights

  • January 30: Magnificent Monarchs with Amanda Egertson.
  • February 27: Recreation for Everyone with Dr. Ashley D'Antonio. **This Nature Night has been rescheduled for April.**
  • March 20: Living in the Human Age with Dennis Dimick
  • April 16: Recreation for Everyone with Dr. Ashley D'Antonio. **This Nature Night is the rescheduled February presentation.**


Past Nature Nights

2018 Nature Nights

2017 Nature Nights

2016 Nature Nights

2015 Nature Nights

2014 Nature Nights

2013 Nature Nights

  • January 30: Pole Creek Fire Recovery with ecologist Maret Pajutee.
  • February 27: Stories from Oregon Field Guide with OPB producer Jeff Douglas.
  • March 27: A Natural History of Butterflies with THE butterfly guy Robert Pyle.

2012 Nature Nights

2011 Nature Nights

  • January 25: Tracking Central Oregon Wildlife in Winter with Larry Berrin.
  • February 24: Forest Fire Ecology East of the Cascades with fire ecologist Amy Waltz.
  • March 24: Wildflowers of Central Oregon with ecologist Maret Pajutee.