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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.

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Looking for Larch

Oct 27, 2023
October marks the peak of fall color season here in Central Oregon. One colorful local tree that demands attention is the bright yellow Western Larch.

Enjoy Fall With a Hike on the Lake Creek Trail

Sep 22, 2023
Fall is officially here, which means it’s time to hit your favorite trails that ring in the season! I always get a craving in September to find a local trail that takes in the turning vine maple leaves—one of our best, local fall colors.