Dirty Freehub podcast host Chris Kutach has interviewed Jacob Kimiecik about the Deschutes River Conservancy’s mission as well as their work on McKay Creek to give their audience a strong connection to the area.
Calling for volunteers with experience handling fish to help relocate stranded fish as flows in the river drop for storage season.
On this episode of Cascade Views, Sipe sits down with the DRC’s Kate Fitzpatrick to discuss water, the DRC’s mission, and the role of the Deschutes River Conservancy in the Deschutes River Basin and Central Oregon community.
PGE has reported that 700 Spring Chinook have passed through the complex into the upper basin, a sharp increase from 180 Chinook last year. The is cause for celebration in the journey to help restore habitat, passage, and streamflow in the basin.
DRC Intern, Angie Huber recently attended the Deschutes Basin’s 28th Annual Fisheries Workshop hosted by PGE and the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. Here’s what she learned.
TSID celebrated 25 years of conservation efforts with a ribbon cutting on their latest hydroelectric project. Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley and Robert Bonnie, an undersecretary at the US Department of Agriculture attended in support of the anniversary.
Did you know that permanently protecting flows in Oregon’s rivers wasn’t always possible? Today is the 35th anniversary of Oregon’s Instream Water Act. Thanks to this forward-thinking act, Oregon has become a leader in voluntary streamflow restoration.
Recently, the Deschutes River Conservancy engaged in a collaborative meeting with the Freshwater Trust, Central Oregon Irrigation District (COID), Bureau of Reclamation, and AMP Insights in a two-part trip to discuss upcoming projects and explore current job sites.
This past April, the DRC was presented with the opportunity to visit Boundless Farmstead, a 20-acre farm just east of Bend in Alfalfa, Oregon. The farm is owned and operated by Megan and David Kellner-Rode, both of whom are committed to growing the best quality crop with sustainable and waste-reducing strategies in mind.