2015 News Items

Monitoring our protected lands

Summer is monitoring season at the Land Trust. It's a time when we visit our protected lands for an annual check-up. Learn why monitoring is the heart of why we do what we do.

Spring Creek Plantings

In October, hearty volunteers got their hands dirty and planted more than 300 plants along Spring Creek in Central Oregon.

2015 Nature Night series announced

From geology to dragonflies to beavers and wolves, these monthly presentations are a great way to come in from the cold and get your nature fix before spring. Learn more...

In Memoriam: Bruce White

It’s with great sadness, the Land Trust notes the passing of Bruce White. Bruce was one of the Land Trust's founders and will be greatly missed.

Come dedicate the new addition to Whychus Canyon Preserve

Join us on Saturday, May 30th for the dedication of the new addition to Whychus Canyon Preserve. Enjoy a brief dedication ceremony with Land Trust friends and then take a walk, hike or tour of the property. Read on for more details.

Building momentum for Whychus Creek

Land Trust executive director Brad Chalfant comments on the recent acquisition of Aspen Hollow Preserve and the momentum it builds for conserving Whychus Creek.

Deschutes Land Trust dedicates new portion of Whychus Canyon Preserve

The Land Trust announced today it will dedicate the new portion of its Whychus Canyon Preserve in a ceremony on May 30th. The Land Trust acquired and permanently conserved the new 480-acre addition to Whychus Canyon Preserve in October of 2014 as part of the Campaign for Whychus Creek.

Campaign for Whychus Creek Update

June marked the end of the first year of the Campaign for Whychus Creek. The Land Trust is pleased to report that our first year achievements include the successful conservation of 538 more acres on Whychus Creek! Learn more...

New Santiam Wagon Road signs

Interpretive signs telling the story of the Santiam Wagon Road are now ready for viewing at Whychus Canyon Preserve.