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Bird Walk, Paulina Creek Preserve
May 6, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 amFree
Join the Deschutes Land Trust, Duke Tufty, and Merrill Maiano for a bird walk at one of our newest conservation projects, Paulina Creek Preserve! With ponderosa and lodgepole pine forests, wet and dry meadows, and 3.7 miles of Paulina Creek, the Preserve helps mitigate the impacts of climate change, provides habitat for a wide range of wildlife (from frogs and fish to songbirds and bats), and will soon help connect the local community to the outdoors. Watch for birds while you learn more about the Preserve and the Land Trust’s vision for its future. Registration is required and opens 1 month prior to the event.
Hike Rating: This is an easy 2-3 mile hike on dirt and gravel roads.
Route: This hike will start at the Paulina Creek Preserve parking area and follow dirt and gravel roads. Terrain will be uneven at times.
Elevation gain/loss: There is very little elevation gain/loss on this hike.
What to Bring: Binoculars (if you have them), snacks, water, closed toe shoes. Dress for the weather.