Catch the latest on Deschutes Land Trust news, events, and conservation and stewardship projects.

Conserving the Crooked River

Apr 03, 2018
Early travelers’ journals tell the story of the Crooked River before settlement. Along the rivers and creeks, beaver dams and wetlands were abundant; grasses and willows thrived in rich soils replenished by flood waters; and salmon and steelhead thrived. Today our region looks different, yet the Crooked River remains a lifeblood for our community—both human and wild.

Legislative Update

Apr 02, 2018
The Oregon Legislature’s recent “short” session was a relatively quiet one on the conservation front. Highlights include rulemaking for the Oregon Agricultural Heritage Program.

Partnering for history

Apr 02, 2018
The Land Trust has a long history of working closely with local historical societies. But why do we partner with these groups who have a seemingly different purpose?