2020 Blog Posts

Etiquette During Muddy Trail Season Etiquette During Muddy Trail Season

With warmer temperatures, muddy trail conditions have started to appear in Central Oregon. Remember, if you leave tracks, turn back. Here's why.

Connecting to nature and the land Connecting to nature and the land

Carina Miller, an enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, offers this guest blog post on her connection to nature and the land and how we can all make the outdoors more accessible.

Cool Words for Hot Times: Resilience Cool Words for Hot Times: Resilience

Welcome to Cool Words for Hot Times, an ongoing series in which we'll unpack and break down the jargon-riddled world of climate change. Today, we take a deep dive into resilience.

Cool Words for Hot Times: Connectivity Cool Words for Hot Times: Connectivity

Welcome to Cool Words for Hot Times, an ongoing series in which we'll unpack and break down the jargon-riddled world of climate change. Today, we take a look at connectivity.

The Lone Hummingbird The Lone Hummingbird

Land Trust volunteer Byron Dudley discovers an Anna's hummingbird returning to his home earlier than usual.

Cool Words for Hot Times: Indicator Species Cool Words for Hot Times: Indicator Species

Welcome to Cool Words for Hot Times, an ongoing series in which we'll unpack and break down the jargon-riddled world of climate change. Today, we're focusing on indicator species.

Celebrating 25 Years of Land Conservation Celebrating 25 Years of Land Conservation

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Deschutes Land Trust! Explore some of the amazing things we have accomplished together and then learn more about our celebration plans!

Aspen Valley Ranch Virtual Tour Aspen Valley Ranch Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of our newest conservation project: Aspen Valley Ranch. Learn more about the ranch’s high quality wildlife habitat and agricultural land that is now protected forever.