Metolius Preserve and Metolius River Preserve Neighbor News

Your hub for news and updates about the Metolius Preserve and Metolius River Preserve!


As a neighbor of Deschutes Land Trust's Metolius Preserve and Metolius River Preserve, we want to keep you up-to-date on activities at the Preserves. That's why we've created this Metolius Preserve and Metolius River Preserve news hub with links to our Neighbor News Bulletins and other updates from the Preserve. We also encourage you to join us for hikes at the Preserves, volunteer at the Preserves, or contact us if you have any questions. Thank you!


Metolius Preserve and Metolius River Preserve Neighbor News Bulletins:


Other news about the Metolius Preserve and Metolius River Preserve:

Summer Wildlife Wanderings

Sep 08, 2022
Central Oregon's wildlife has been on the move this summer! We hope you enjoy the latest installment of wildlife photos and videos from Land Trust Preserves and beyond!

Super Bugs in our Water

Aug 01, 2022
Our streams and rivers in Central Oregon are full of life. Some of these stream inhabitants, like macroinvertebrates or water bugs, possess a super power--they can tell us about the health of our local streams and rivers.

Butterflies of Central Oregon and their host plants

Jun 23, 2022
Warmer weather and blooming flowers bring out a wide variety of butterflies making them easy to spot and watch. It’s the bright colors that catch many people’s eye, but did you know that all butterflies are also deeply connected to the land around them?

Spring Wildlife Wanderings

Jun 06, 2022
From a family of cougars to river otters to a beaver couple, enjoy the latest slideshow of wildlife photos and videos from Land Trust Preserves and beyond!

The Importance of Wetlands

May 10, 2022
More than a third of endangered and threatened species in the US live exclusively in wetlands and around half of North American bird species nest or feed in wetlands. Learn more about this important part of our natural world.