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.

Giving Fish a Chance

May 03, 2018
Do you know what it’s like to have 2,500 lives in your hands? It’s pretty daunting, but when releasing fish at Land Trust Preserves, it’s also a lot of fun.

Ticks in Central Oregon

Apr 23, 2018
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.

Crooked River Overview

Apr 03, 2018
The Crooked River is a remarkable place. It drains a diverse landscape ranging from the open stands of old ponderosa pines of the Ochoco and Maury Mountains to the high desert grasslands and the rugged basalt canyon of the lower Crooked River.