Nature Kids: Flower Power!

Whychus Canyon Preserve Sisters, OR, United States

Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Karen Walsh for Nature Kids! Get outside and explore the nature of Central Oregon on guided family nature walks just for kids ages 5-10. Kids and their families can explore, imagine, and grow through hands-on activities and experiences outside. During May, we’ll explore the world of flowers! Learn how…

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Weed Warriors at Whychus Canyon Preserve

Whychus Canyon Preserve Sisters, OR, United States

Join the Weed Warriors to battle invasive weeds at our protected lands! Weed Warriors is a volunteer group that meets several times a month to remove invasive weeds like mullein, spotted knapweed, teasel, and Canada thistle from the Land Trust protected lands. Non-native vegetation is a major threat to functioning natural areas. Pulling them by…

Geology Hike, Whychus Canyon Preserve

Whychus Canyon Preserve Sisters, OR, United States

Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Derek Loeb for a geology hike at Whychus Canyon Preserve. Enjoy the panoramic view of the Cascade crest while learning about the forces of nature that formed the cliffs surrounding Whychus Creek. Explore ancient juniper groves and native grasslands and learn a little about the human history of this…

Whychus Creek Planting Party

Whychus Canyon Preserve Sisters, OR, United States

Roll up your sleeves and help the Deschutes Land Trust plant native plants, trees, and shrubs at the recent restoration site along Whychus Creek at Whychus Canyon Preserve. Get your hands dirty and have fun while improving key fish and wildlife habitat along Whychus Creek. The Land Trust and partners completed the construction phase of…

Wildflower Hike

Whychus Canyon Preserve Sisters, OR, United States

Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Carol Moorehead at the end of the day for a wildflower hike at Whychus Canyon Preserve. Enjoy the best of the spring season as you search for balsamroot or pale blue flax, and the elusive chocolate lily. Then, take in panoramic views of mountain peaks as the sun begins…