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Central Oregon Wildlife

From large mammals like bears and cougars to tiny hummingbirds and butterflies, the diversity of of wildlife in Central Oregon is amazing. Learn more about the wildlife of our region--and at Land Trust Preserves--in the blog posts below.

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The Great Arctic Returns

May 08, 2024
The great arctic (Oeneis nevadensis) butterfly will be back in abundance this year! Learn more about this beautiful native butterfly.

Golden Eagle Nest Update

May 06, 2024
The golden eagle nest at Aspen Hollow Preserve, which was active for the 15th consecutive year, has not produced an eaglet this season.

Fish Reintroduction Update 2024

Mar 10, 2024
Learn more about the efforts the Land Trust and our partners have been taking to create a thriving population of spring Chinook and steelhead salmon.