Conservation in Central Oregon

The Source mentions the Deschutes Land Trust and several other local organizations working on conservation in our region.
By Mary Fleishmann
The Source




Bitterbrush Broads – Great Old Broads for Wilderness


Great Old Broads for Wilderness is a national nonprofit organization based in Durango, Colo. Currently, 40 Chapters of the Broads operate throughout the U.S., with four chapters in Oregon. The Central Oregon Bitterbrush Broads chapter is local to this region. The Broads are engaged in inspiring women and men to protect and preserve wild public lands, focusing on wilderness designation, healthy public lands (addressing overgrazing issues and illegal OHV use), oil, gas and mineral development; and climate change. Meetings and educational forums take place mostly in Bend, with service projects and educational events throughout the area, including the Deschutes and Ochoco National Forests and the Crooked River National Grassland...