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.

Good dogs

Apr 02, 2018
Spring is in the air! As you get ready to head out to your favorite Land Trust Preserve for an early spring hike with your furry friend, we offer this reminder about the importance of keeping dogs on leash and keeping wildlife safe.

East Cascade dry forests

Mar 13, 2018
In preparation for the Land Trust's Nature Night on Megafires, we offer a primer on east Cascade dry forests and their historic conditions. Thanks to The Nature Conservancy forest ecologist Kerry Kemp for this guest blog!

Women in Conservation

Mar 01, 2018
Happy Women’s History Month!  In honor of all the great women out there, past and present, we’re profiling women with a commitment to conservation and the environment.

The Secret Lives of Bats

Feb 15, 2018
To get ready for our February 28th Nature Night let’s review common bat species in Central Oregon and what makes these peculiar animals so incredible.