2017 News Items

2017 Nature Nights Series Announced

Nature Nights are back! We've just released our 2017 slate of presenters and we hope you'll join us for these monthly presentations designed to bring the nature of Central Oregon to you.

Campaign Match a Success

The Land Trust is pleased to announce that we've met the $450,000 challenge grant for the Campaign for Whychus Creek! Our goal was to raise the final $100,000 by December 31st and we did it! Huge thanks to all of you who made qualifying gifts!

Charitable IRA rollover

It's tax time! If you are age 70½ or older, you can make a contribution to the Deschutes Land Trust using a charitable IRA rollover.

Five years after the Camp Polk restoration

In 2012 the Land Trust and our restoration partners returned Whychus Creek to its path through the meadow, forever changing the face of the Preserve. How has the meadow changed since then?

Meet our Trail Ambassadors

New pilot program gets volunteers out on the trail to help promote the safe, responsible, and enjoyable use of Land Trust trails.

Walk the Land Day

The Land Trust is a proud participant of Walk the Land Day, a statewide event to celebrate the collective work of land trusts in Oregon.

Land Trust Preserves, the eclipse, and fire season

As Central Oregon prepares for the great eclipse of 2017, we expect some folks will visit a Land Trust Preserve. Since it's also fire season in Central Oregon, please keep the following in mind if you do visit...