Archives : 2012 : May

Support the DRC in a very simple way!

May 21st, 2012

Buy a button for only $10 and give back to the river you love.

Healthy rivers and streams are a vital part of our quality of life here in Central Oregon as well as a legacy we leave behind for our children and grandchildren. The DRC has many ways to give back to the rivers and streams you love, and this year’s button campaign is an accessible way for everyone to do their part to ensure the beauty of the Deschutes Basin endures for generations to come. Buy your button today at the Deschutes Brewery Pubs in Bend and Portland, Deschutes Brewery’s Tasting Room, Visit Bend, Tumalo Creek Kayak and Canoe, The DRC Office, and most Bend Broadband summer event booths.

As a thank you for your support, your button gives you all kinds of discounts from great local businesses.


2012 Tight Lines Auction and BBQ Dinner was a great success!

May 14th, 2012

Our 6th Annual Tight Lines Auction took place on Friday, May 11th and, we are happy to say that it was the best year ever! Many thanks to everyone who helped make this event possible. Please enjoy a highlight reel from the day!



Patagonia offsets water use by restoring 8 million gallons to the Deschutes River

May 12th, 2012

Patagonia has recently announced that they will be offsetting their domestic water consumption by purchasing Water Restoration Certificates through the Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF). Patagonia’s contribution to BEF will fund the restoration of 8 million gallons of water to the Middle Deschutes River though the Deschutes River Conservancy’s Leasing Program. To read more about this great program, check out this pdf. Patagonia gives back water the the Deschutes River

Patagonia | Putting Water Back

Patagonia is putting water back in the Deschutes River