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:

Lilies of summer

Jul 08, 2019
With summer comes the arrival of peak wildflower season! One of the most showy (and dare I say beloved) wildflower families is the lily, or Liliaceae, family. As you are out and about this summer, watch for these native lilies to celebrate the season.

Ways to Get Outdoors that are Not Hiking

May 28, 2019
The Land Trust is excited to celebrate Get Outdoors Day with organizations throughout Oregon. There are many ways we love to get outdoors, and hiking is only one of them. Read on for more ways to enjoy our lands that don't involve hiking.

The Cultural History of the Metolius

Apr 02, 2019
In the fall of 2018, the Land Trust acquired a new Preserve along the banks of the Metolius River, the Metolius River Preserve. As we begin to think about the future of this place, we first think back to its cultural history and importance for local first peoples.