Whychus Canyon Preserve Neighbor News

Your hub for news and updates about Whychus Canyon Preserve!


As a neighbor of Deschutes Land Trust's Whychus Canyon Preserve, we want to keep you up-to-date on activities at the Preserve. That's why we've created this Whychus Canyon  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 at the Preserve, volunteer at the Preserve, or contact us if you have any questions. Thank you!

Whychus Canyon Preserve Neighbor News Bulletins:


Other news about Whychus Canyon Preserve:

Volunteer Spotlight: Trail Stewards!

Sep 07, 2018
Each month, we're highlighting Land Trust volunteers. Rain or shine, indoors or out, we truly could not conserve and care for our lands without our outstanding volunteers! This month: our Trail Stewards!

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.

What are Those Blue-Bellied Lizards?

Jul 16, 2018
Along the trails at Deschutes Land Trust Preserves, it is likely that the most commonly seen reptile is the Western Fence Lizard. Learn more about these blue-bellied creatures below.

Banding American Kestrels

Jul 09, 2018
American Kestrels are in decline throughout the United States, which is just one reason the Deschutes Land Trust is working with the American Kestrel Partnership to learn more about these fascinating birds.

The Magic of Milkweed

Jul 06, 2018
Learn more about the amazing plants that monarch butterflies need to survive, including their historic presence in Central Oregon.

Spring Wildlife Wanderings

Jul 02, 2018
We love spring because baby animals are out exploring our Preserves for the first time! Check out the slideshow for some of the wildlife we have seen this spring.

Giving Fish a Chance

May 03, 2018
Do you know what it’s like to have 2,500 lives in your hands? It’s pretty daunting, but when releasing fish at Land Trust Preserves, it’s also a lot of fun.