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Late Summer Rabbitbrush

As summer wildflowers fade away, an abundance of yellow begins to appear at Whychus Canyon Preserve. It's time for rabbitbrush to shine.

What are those blue-bellied lizards?

Along the trails at Whychus Canyon Preserve, it is likely that the most commonly seen reptile is the Western Fence Lizard. Learn more about these blue-bellied creatures below.

The Magic of Milkweed

Learn more about the amazing plants that monarch butterflies need to survive, including their historic presence in Central Oregon.