Deschutes Land Trust acquires Metolius River Preserve

KTVZ reports on the Land Trust's new Metolius River Preserve.
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BEND, Ore. - The Deschutes Land Trust announced Tuesday a new 30-acre preserve on the Metolius River. The Metolius River Preserve includes Metolius River frontage, mixed pine, cedar and spruce forest, and a rare fen, or wetland.

The Land Trust received the Preserve from The Nature Conservancy, which was gifted the property in the early 1980s by the Erskine B. Wood family.

“The Land Trust has been working to conserve land in and around the Metolius River for 23 years," said Brad Chalfant, Deschutes Land Trust executive director...