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Nature Journaling, Whychus Canyon Preserve

July 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Kolby Kirk for a morning of learning tips and techniques for keeping a journal while exploring nature!

Interested in learning how to combine outdoor writing and sketching with your joy of exploring nature? Join Deschutes Land Trust volunteer and passionate journaler, Kolby Kirk, for a morning of learning tips and techniques for keeping a journal while exploring Whychus Canyon Preserve’s hiking trails! We’ll discuss ways of seeing and recording the landscape, explore reasons for keeping a trail journal, and learn tips for quickly sketching flora/fauna for later identification. No journaling experience needed. Registration is required and opens 1 month prior to the event.

Hike Rating: This is an easy 2-3 mile hike on Whychus Canyon Preserve hiking trails.
Route: This hike will start at the Whychus Canyon Preserve trailhead and follow trails at the Preserve. Terrain will be uneven at times.
Elevation gain/loss: There is very little elevation gain/loss on this hike.

What to Bring: Journaling supplies (pen/pencil and something to write/draw on), snacks/lunch, water, closed toe shoes. Dress for the weather.

Accessibility: The Land Trust is working to make our Walks + Hikes as accessible as possible. Please email us at event@deschuteslandtrust.org at least one week in advance if there is something we can do or provide to support you in participating in this outing to the fullest and we will accommodate as possible.


July 28
9:00 am - 12:00 pm