Who We Are

Central Oregon LandWatch is a non-profit land use watchdog group located in Bend, Oregon. We strive to achieve a balanced and integrated approach to land use planning in Central Oregon that will safeguard our natural resources and environment and foster socially and economically thriving communities.

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LandWatch works to protect Central Oregon's fragile natural landscapes, watershed resources and ecosystems.



Bend UGB Steering Committee decides to include wildfire risk in assessment

March 20, 2015 Planning the Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) is a public process that will determine what kind of city Bend will become. At the...

Tools and Tips for the Citizen Lobbyist

March 16, 2015 While it can be easy to forget about the lawmaking going on at our state's capitol, the decisions that get made in Salem...

Unpermitted water ski lakes must go through proper channels

March 6, 2015 Oregon's land use laws have preserved the natural abundance we all enjoy; it's critically important to uphold those laws now...