Deschutes River Conservancy News

Staff Spotlight: Marisa Hossick – Communications Director

We had the pleasure to sit down with Marisa Hossick, our Communications Director, to learn more about her role at the DRC. Marisa oversees all things communications including storytelling, graphics, design, photography, filmmaking, and event planning. Read the full Q&A article to get to know her!

Staff Spotlight: James O’Brien – Project Manager

Read the full Q&A article with James O’Brien, our Program Associate, as he shares more about his role at the DRC. Proir to joining the DRC, James earned his master’s degree in Environmental Law & Policy from Vermont Law School.

Staff Spotlight: Ali Engemann – Office Manager

We sat down with Ali Smith, our Office Manager, to learn more about her and the impacts she makes at the DRC. Prior to joining the DRC, Ali has worked in the environmental nonprofit sector for over five years. Read the full Q&A here!

Nov. 29 – OSU Water Resources Policy Seminar Series

DRC Executive Director Invited to Speak at Oregon State University’s Fall Seminar Series Dive into the world of water resources and get insights from experts in the field. Join OSU for a series of illuminating…

2023 Impact Report and 2022 Financial Review

The Deschutes River Conservancy’s 2023 Impact Report showcases the significant strides made in addressing severe drought issues, focusing on enhancing streamflows and the overall health of the Deschutes Basin.


Calling for volunteers with experience handling fish to help relocate stranded fish as flows in the river drop for storage season.