2015 News Items

Come celebrate our 20th anniversary!

The Land Trust turns 20 this fall and we're throwing a party to celebrate! Join us for a Backyard BBQ on October 2nd at Deschutes Brewery Public House in Bend. Learn more...

High tech monitoring helps see change

Monitoring Land Trust protected lands is an annual task that involves stewardship staff visiting properties and checking in on overall conditions. With most properties, this requires 1-2 days in the field. But when a property is remote and large, we use: satellite change detection analysis. Sounds high tech, right?

Charitable IRA rollover made permanent

Congress has made permanent the charitable IRA rollover, allowing Americans age 70 ½ and older to make contributions from their Individual Retirement Accounts to qualified nonprofits.

Mike Emmons, passionate about giving back to Oregon

Long-time Land Trust Board Member died unexpectedly in November. Mike served for eight years on our Board including stints as President and Treasurer. Mike gave much of himself to the Land Trust and we remember him here.