Ochoco Preserve Neighbor News

Your hub for news and updates about Ochoco Preserve!

As a neighbor of Deschutes Land Trust's Ochoco Preserve, we want to keep you up-to-date on activities at and around the Preserve. That's why we've created this Ochoco Preserve news hub with links to our Neighbor News Bulletins and other updates from the Preserve. We also encourage you to join us for hikes near the Preserve, volunteer at the Preserve, or contact us if you have any questions. Thank you!

Ochoco Preserve Neighbor News Bulletins:

Other news about Ochoco Preserve:

Conserving the Crooked River

Apr 24, 2019
Early travelers’ journals tell the story of the Crooked River before settlement. Along the rivers and creeks, beaver dams and wetlands were abundant; grasses and willows thrived in rich soils replenished by flood waters; and salmon and steelhead thrived. Today our region looks different, yet the Crooked River remains a lifeblood for our community—both human and natural.

Late Summer Rabbitbrush

Aug 27, 2018
As summer wildflowers fade away, an abundance of yellow begins to appear in the Central Oregon desert. It's time for rabbitbrush to shine.