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.



Action Alert: Speak out in Support of Wildlife!

We need you to stand up for wildlife and rural quality of life in Central Oregon!    Last month, a Deschutes County hearings officer found that two...

Mule deer populations are on the decline

  Mule deer populations are declining across the West. In Central Oregon this decline has been attributed, in large part, to habitat loss due to...

A burned forest is not a 'recovering' forest

The Oregonian recently published this guest opinion explaining the benefits of fire on forest ecology written by friend of LandWatch,...