Welcome to Bend!

We’re glad you’re here – and we can’t wait to meet you.

Just like you, we choose to call this amazing place our home. To keep this place we love the place we love, we make thoughtful choices, every day, about how to live lightly on our local landscape. That’s how we roll here in Bend! To get started living like a local, download and save our handy checklist with great tips and resources.

Consider us your go-to Bend resource.

Please join us — and learn more about how you can start living like a local in your new community now. To get started, sign up for our newsletter and enter to win a ”Tour with a Local.” And, when you’re out exploring your new community, drop by and meet us! Take a walk in our garden. Ask us recycling questions. Learn more about our programs and get signed up to hear about upcoming events.

Win a Tour With a Local!

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. Read more about the grand prize raffle below.

Plus… the first 50 people to sign up will receive a copy of Bend, Oregon Daycations by local author Kim Cooper Findling. This helpful guide is a great resource for exploring Bend!