Deschutes Land Trust buys ranch on Whychus Creek for permanent protection

KTVZ highlights the Land Trust's purchase of Rimrock Ranch along Whychus Creek.
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BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) — The Deschutes Land Trust announced Thursday it has purchased and protected 1,123 acres of land along Whychus Creek northeast of Sisters: Rimrock Ranch, which includes rugged canyons, pine and juniper forests, and nearly two miles of the creek.

“The owners of Rimrock Ranch began working with the Land Trust in 2003 to conserve this unique property," said the land trust's founding director Brad Chalfant...