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Welcome to Bend!

Hi again! We hope you’re enjoying all that Bend has to offer so far.

Just like you, we choose to call this amazing place our home. We’re committed to a healthy, vibrant community, now and in the future. That’s how we roll here in Bend! To get started living like a local, don’t forget to cut out or download our handy checklist, and put those Green Spot discount coupons to use.

Win a Wanderlust Tours tour for two, plus $100 to 10 Barrel Brewing!

Since you’re new here, we want to share with you some of Central Oregon’s most beautiful landscapes… and, of course, our craft beer! In order to win, we just ask that you subscribe to “Living the Green,” our go-to enewsletter stocked full of great information, resources and upcoming events. We hope you’ll find our emails helpful and inspiring, but don’t worry – you can unsubscribe at any time. [More details below.]

Please fill out this entire form for your chance to win the prize! Yes, we already have your address. We just need to verify this in order to select and confirm an eligible winner. We won’t share your information. 

And since you’re already here, we encourage you to click around our website to learn more about The Environmental Center. We believe that local change can make a world of difference. Our programs are designed to educate kids, build community, and help reduce waste and shift to renewable energy. And we hope you’ll feel empowered to get involved and participate.

Our door is open – see you soon!


Paddle the glassy waters of a spectacular mountain lake – you’re sure to be inspired by the beauty of central Oregon. This tour with Wanderlust Tours tours include gear, transportation, and an incredible naturalist guide. Then head over to 10 Barrel Brewing, one of Bend’s best breweries, for dinner and drinks.

Total value of prize package: $250

(Winner will be notified by Nov. 1.)