Pete's Pond is a 4.5-acre parcel of land, with a 1.5-acre wetland, located on the southern edge of La Grande and acquired by the Conservancy in 2015. Thanks to a grant (The Penstemon Fund) administered by Oregon Community Foundation, Pete's Pond now plays an integral role in our mission to protect open, natural lands from development and enhance wildlife habitat.
Moreover, Pete's Pond has given us the ability to host multiple educational opportunities for the community, including a public bat night and a spring Outdoor School for over 150 middle-school students. We are also working hard to eradicate
noxious weeds and replace them with native, riparian flowers and shrubs.
Contact us for more information about how YOU can get involved in Pete's Pond.