Deschutes Land Trust Purchases Over 1,100 Acres Near Sisters

KLCC highlights the Land Trust's purchase of Rimrock Ranch along Whychus Creek.
By Nathan Bouquet

The Deschutes Land Trust announced it purchased 1,123 acres of land along Whychus Creek near Sisters on Thursday.


The goal is to preserve the creek’s natural resources through wildlife reintroduction and waterway restoration. 

Founding director Brad Chalfant said the Trust has worked with the land’s previous owners since 2003 to ensure the area’s preservation. He said Whychus Creek is typically dry this time of year from over-irrigation to neighboring properties...