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2024 Blog Posts

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Buzzing about Bees Buzzing about Bees

The Land Trust’s January 24th Nature Night is sure to be the bee’s knees. Brush up on your bee knowledge before attending The Remarkable Bees of Central Oregon.

Caring for the Land During Muddy Trail Season Caring for the Land During Muddy Trail Season

As Central Oregon's winter goes from cold and frozen to warm and sunny, muddy trail conditions begin to appear. For the protection of our beautiful lands, please remember: if you leave tracks, turn back.

The Many Colors of Snow The Many Colors of Snow

You might be familiar with the infamous yellow snow, but did you know that snow can appear a whole range of hues? Learn more about the many colors of snow and the organisms that it supports!

Making a Difference Through Your IRA Making a Difference Through Your IRA

Are you interested in learning more about your IRA and how you can leverage it to support the Deschutes Land Trust? We’ve got answers for you! Land Trust Board Member Steve Brown provides us with an overview.

Pro Tips for Walk + Hike Success Pro Tips for Walk + Hike Success

It's a popular time of year to register for a Land Trust Walk or Hike! Here are a few pro tips on how to navigate our Walks + Hikes most effectively.

Find #NatureNearby YOU! Find #NatureNearby YOU!

Explore all of the wonders of Central Oregon. Whether you find somewhere you've never been or simply venture out your front door, there's always #NatureNearby!

April Wildflowers in Central Oregon April Wildflowers in Central Oregon

Spring has arrived and brought a rainbow of colors along with it! From the most vibrant of yellows to the palest of pinks, keep an eye out for these April wildflowers the next time you're outside!

Busy Beavers Are at it Again Busy Beavers Are at it Again

Those busy beavers are at it again! Beavers are known to alter the land and water around them. These changes have a cascading effect on all parts of our natural world.

May Wildflowers in Central Oregon May Wildflowers in Central Oregon

May has arrived, and with it comes a fresh bouquet of wildflowers! From brilliant magenta to yellow speckles and a bit of everything in between, check out what's beginning to bloom this month.

The Great Arctic Returns The Great Arctic Returns

The great arctic (Oeneis nevadensis) butterfly will be back in abundance this year! Learn more about this beautiful native butterfly.

How You Can Help Prevent Wildfires How You Can Help Prevent Wildfires

Did you know a large number of wildfires in Oregon are caused by humans? Help be part of the solution by knowing what you can do to prevent wildfires!