Deschutes River Conservancy News

Whychus Creek: A unique restoration opportunity

Whychus Creek tumbles down the east slopes of the Cascade Mountains, through the City of Sisters, and into the Deschutes River. For over a century, summer irrigation demands far exceeded water supply meaning parts of…

Making History in River Restoration

From the Desk of the Executive Director, Tod Heisler In 2011, the Deschutes River Conservancy surpassed the state’s 20 cfs flow target on the upper reach of Whychus Creek, a feat never before achieved on…

Support the DRC in a very simple way!

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…

Deschutes Brewery pledges one billion gallons to the Deschutes

The Deschutes Brewery has partnered with the Deschutes River Conservancy (DRC) to annually restore 1 billion gallons of water to the Deschutes River beginning this summer. Yearly contributions to the DRC’s water leasing program will…