2017 Blog Posts

Your Life on Trails

Nature Night presenter John Schubert, helps you prepare for your life on trails - and gives you some ideas to help get through the winter of 2017!

My Life on Trails with John Schubert

Trails specialist John Schubert presented our January Nature Night, "My life on trails". Enjoy slides from his presentation and find his suggested resources to learn more about trails, Leave No Trace, and more.

Of amphibians and antifreeze

Winter is harsh for a multitude of species -- humans included. How do amphibians cope when temperatures dip below freezing?

The Oregon spotted frog with Jay Bowerman

Biologist Jay Bowerman presented our February Nature Night on the Oregon spotted frog. Enjoy the slides from his presentation and other resources to help you learn about the Oregon spotted frog.

If you leave tracks, turn back

This season as you head out to Whychus Canyon Preserve for a hike, we ask that you help us keep our trails in great shape by checking conditions before you hike.

Women in Science

March is Women's History Month and we are celebrating all month long by highlighting local women scientists in Central Oregon.

Camp Polk Meadow five years later

It’s hard to believe it has been five years since the massive restoration of Camp Polk Meadow Preserve was complete. Sarah Mowry reflects on the meadow, the changes we've seen, and the future of this dynamic place.

Women in Science - Pat Green

March is Women's History Month and we are celebrating all month long by highlighting local women scientists in Central Oregon.

9 Facts about black bears

Brush up on your black bear knowledge and check out Bear-a-palooza, a wildlife cam slideshow before our March 22nd Nature Night!

Black Bears with Dana Sanchez

Wildlife biologist Dana Sanchez presented our March Nature Night on black bears. Enjoy the slides from her presentation and other resources to help you learn about living and playing in bear country.

The Great Basin Spadefoot

Al St. John shares some interesting facts about the Great Basin spadefoot--a native to our dry sagebrush terrain with a fascinating "tool" at its disposal.

Ten Ways to Support Whychus Creek!

The Land Trust is close to reaching the end of the Campaign for Whychus Creek! Help us raise $350,000 by June 30th by getting involved with the Campaign and supporting Whychus Creek.

Ten Facts about Golden Eagles

The Land Trust's Aspen Hollow Preserve has a golden eagle nest that is currently being used to raise an eaglet. Learn more about the nests and courtship behavior of these magnificent birds.

Thanks to two outstanding volunteers

The Land Trust is extremely fortunate to have an army of volunteers who have dedicated many, many hours to conserving and caring for our lands. This month, we wanted to send a special thank you out to two of those volunteers who have given so much over the years.