Deschutes Land Trust preserves Crook County ranch

The Bend Bulletin highlights the Land Trust's most recent conservation project, Aspen Valley Ranch.
By Kyle Spurr
Bend Bulletin
Deschutes Land Trust Aspen Valley Ranch
Deschutes Land Trust Aspen Valley Ranch

A 3,748-acre portion of a Crook County cattle ranch is being preserved to protect it from future development.

The Deschutes Land Trust, a nonprofit organization that conserves land in Central Oregon, recently reached a land preservation agreement with Aspen Valley Ranch to protect the scenic land near the unincorporated town of Post...