Land Trust Welcomes New Stewardship Associate

May 07, 2019
The Deschutes Land Trust is happy to welcome Peter Cooper to our team.


We are happy to welcome Peter Cooper to the Deschutes Land Trust team. Peter is our Stewardship Associate and will be assisting with the management and monitoring of our protected lands, as well as helping implement restoration projects and engaging with the local community.

Prior to joining the Land Trust in 2019, Peter worked as a seasonal restoration and stewardship associate for the Eugene-based McKenzie River Trust, where he helped with a wide variety of restoration projects. He earned his B.S. in Environmental Studies from the University of Oregon. Peter has lived in Oregon his entire life and enjoys the variety of climates and landscapes that make this state so great. In his free time, you will find Peter exploring new places, backpacking, skiing, cooking, going to see live music, playing sports, and hanging out with his friends and family.