Articles by Chaney Swiney

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Wonder for All: Oregon’s Public Lands

March 22nd, 2017

For me, the true wonder of Oregon is found in its astounding geographic diversity. From my apartment in Bend I can make…

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Find Your Park: Crater Lake

August 17th, 2016

In the Cascades of Southern Oregon, 6,173 feet above the Pacific Ocean to the west, a lake of perfect blue fills a void…

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A Trip to Steens, Oregon’s Secret Mountain

February 9th, 2016

It seems like most people don’t know about Steens Mountain, and fewer have been. Other mountains get all the…

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About Author Chaney Swiney

Chaney Swiney is a naturalist, photographer, and cartographer living in Bend. Originally from Tennessee, where the Great Smoky Mountains first called him to the wild, he moved to Oregon for grad school and to explore the magnificent and varied landscapes that make Oregon so spectacular. He now works as a guide, sharing the wonders of Oregon’s natural history out among the peaks, lakes, and trees of the Deschutes National Forest.

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