Photo: Sean Rea.

2021 News Items

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Monarch Butterflies Need Help! Monarch Butterflies Need Help!

A recent assessment by the US Fish and Wildlife Service, as well as very low overwintering counts, show that the Western monarch butterfly needs more help.

Pile burning completed at Aspen Hollow Preserve Pile burning completed at Aspen Hollow Preserve

The Land Trust has completed pile burning at Aspen Hollow Preserve. The burning finishes the Land Trust’s first phase of fuels reduction and habitat restoration work at the Preserve. Learn more.

2020 Special Gifts 2020 Special Gifts

We honor the bonds of friendship and family by acknowledging special gifts made to the Land Trust in 2020.

High Flows at Whychus Canyon Preserve High Flows at Whychus Canyon Preserve

In mid-January, high water levels in Whychus Creek provided a great way to see how our newly restored portion of the Preserve would respond. Learn more.

A Tale of Two Restorations A Tale of Two Restorations

The Land Trust will be embarking on two multi-year stream restoration projects along Whychus Creek. Both projects have the same goals, but will take different approaches to achieve these goals.

Ochoco Preserve Takes Shape Ochoco Preserve Takes Shape

We’ve been working on developing conceptual designs for restoration and community access at Ochoco Preserve. Check out this sneak peek into the future of the Preserve.

A New Vision for a New Era A New Vision for a New Era

Last year, as we celebrated our 25th anniversary, we also took the time to plan for the future. Our Board and staff dedicated themselves to a series of visioning sessions where we asked the big questions. The end result: an updated vision and mission for the next 25 years of strategic land conservation.

Kudos for Jay Mather Kudos for Jay Mather

Jay Mather has been the talented eye behind the camera taking thousands of photos to share and chronicle the Land Trust’s work since 2007. As he moves on to the next chapter in his life, we look back on all that he has done for the Land Trust.

'Tis the season for monarch egg hunting 'Tis the season for monarch egg hunting

Monarch butterflies have been spotted in Oregon and Washington, so now is the time to start looking for monarch eggs and caterpillars. Here's how to get started!

Grandview Fire Update Grandview Fire Update

Fire crews are in the process of mopping up the Grandview Fire. Read our latest update from July 21st.

After the Grandview Fire After the Grandview Fire

Last month the Grandview Fire started northeast of Sisters and just north of the Land Trust’s Rimrock Ranch. Now that the fire is contained and staff have had a chance to visit, learn more about the impacts to Rimrock Ranch.