Skyline Forest

The Land Trust has been working to conserve Skyline Forest since 2004. This long-term effort has been guided by a vision of conserving the forest for its important wildlife habitat, recreation opportunities, and its scenic views. Learn more about effort and Skyline Forest itself below.

Saving Skyline Forest Recap

May 06, 2022
Executive director Rika Ayotte gave a virtual presentation on the Land Trust's efforts to save Skyline Forest. Watch a recording of the event and find out more details about what the Land Trust is working on right now.

Saving Skyline Forest

Apr 11, 2022
For nearly 20 years that has been the rallying cry at the Land Trust in our long effort to permanently conserve the 33,000 acres of forest land that runs along the base of the Cascades from Bend to Sisters. So why haven’t we saved it yet?

Building a Community Vision for Skyline Forest

Mar 31, 2022
The Land Trust has worked for nearly 20 years to permanently protect Skyline Forest—the 33,000 acre forest between Bend and Sisters. Those efforts produced many conservation options and have helped move the project forward to where it is today. Learn more...

The Story of Skyline Forest

Jul 08, 2020
This year the Land Trust celebrates 25 years of amazing land conservation. To help celebrate, we offer a look back on one project we've been chasing for nearly 20 years: Skyline Forest.

Butterflies Abound at Skyline Forest

Jul 09, 2019
The summer sun has Skyline Forest all abuzz. During a recent Land Trust hike, visitors stumbled upon thousands of butterfly caterpillars and chrysalides. This past week, they filled the skies with orange!