The Dalles & Surrounds

Saving Oregon’s Oaks
Three different projects throughout the state are part of a coordinated effort to conserve dwindling oak habitat
Mill Creek Ridge Milestone
With a recent 115-acre acquisition, the Land Trust has completed a decade-long effort to conserve 400 acres on Mill Creek Ridge
Thrillers: Native Lilies Can Show Land is Healthy

A late bloomer, the green banded mariposa lily (Calochortus macrocarpus ) thrills when it finally emerges. The purple-pink petals pop against the sandy hues of the arid western landscapes that are its preferred habitat. Those who happen upon one are stopped in their tracks….as Stewardship Coordinator Emily Matson was this July 19 on the Rowena…

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Fields of Joy
Vernal pools, balsam root, and uninterrupted views made Four Sisters worth saving.