Rimrock Ranch preserved by DLT

The Nugget highlights the Land Trust's purchase of Rimrock Ranch along Whychus Creek.
The Nugget

The Deschutes Land Trust (DLT) announced last week that it has purchased and protected 1,123 acres of land along Whychus Creek northeast of Sisters. Rimrock Ranch includes rugged canyons, pine and juniper forests, and almost two miles of Whychus Creek.

“The owners of Rimrock Ranch began working with the Land Trust in 2003 to conserve this unique property,” said founding director Brad Chalfant. “From the outset, our shared long-term vision for Rimrock Ranch was that the Land Trust would one day own and ensure permanent protection of its remarkable natural resources...