Trusting the Land Blog

Welcome to Trusting the Land--musings on land and place in Central Oregon. Featuring staff and volunteers from the Deschutes Land Trust.

The Great American Campout

Jun 17, 2019
Summer is here and with it comes camping season! Spending the night out in nature is a great way to connect with your family and learn more about the plants and animals that live in your region--even if you do it in your own backyard!

Spring Sightings

Jun 07, 2019
From the field, here's a sneak peek into what kinds of life have been stirring lately on Land Trust Preserves.

Ways to Get Outdoors that are Not Hiking

May 28, 2019
The Land Trust is excited to celebrate Get Outdoors Day with organizations throughout Oregon. There are many ways we love to get outdoors, and hiking is only one of them. Read on for more ways to enjoy our lands that don't involve hiking.

Ticks in Central Oregon

May 23, 2019
Spring is here and warmer weather means it’s time to dust off those hiking boots and hit the trails for some fresh air, epic views, and…ticks.