Deschutes River Conservancy News

Volunteer Opportunity: 2020 Fall Fish Rescue

Calling for volunteers to help relocate stranded fish as flows in the river drop for storage season! The event is projected to be between October 5th to October 12th, but as details are made clear we will update volunteers.

Restoring the River Through Leasing

Next time you’re walking along the Deschutes River north of Bend, casting a fly at Sawyer Park or paddling some sweet whitewater downstream from the Riverhouse, stop for a second and notice the water. It…

A Community Vision for Restored Rivers

Water is never more top of mind than when we have too much or too little. Here in the arid high desert of Central Oregon, it is often the case that we have too little.…

The Crooked River running through Prineville Oregon

A Tale of Two Rivers: Part One – The Crooked River

In the Western United States, the availability of water has become a serious concern for many communities and rural areas. Central Oregon is no exception. From river to river, situations are different depending on the…