In a year when there are fewer steelhead in the river, we are chastened against fishing for sea-going rainbows. If we want to stand in the Deschutes and swing flies, we must target rainbows, Deschutes redsides. It is hardly a consolation prize. These are strong, worthy fish.
With extreme drought affecting much of Central Oregon, farms and ranches are tightening the screws on their water systems, trying to save every drop. The High Desert Food & Farm Alliance wants to help in that effort and this week announced grants to improve water efficiency.
$250 million is needed to pipe the canal from Bend to Redmond By Michael Kohn For more than a century the Pilot Butte Canal, an open waterway that funnels irrigation water from Bend to Redmond,…
It summed up a problem at Bowman Dam on the Crooked River near Prineville. And it’s a reason we continue to insist that Oregon Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley provide the public now with maps of their proposal to add more wild and scenic waterways in Oregon.
Most acres were untreated when the wildfire struck, but the Black Hills region, where Gallagher’s cattle graze, had received small-scale thinning and prescribed fire treatments.
Scientists from Oregon State University and University of Nevada, Reno, have recently published findings suggesting that snowpack duration is one of the important factors in post-wildfire recovery of mountain forests.
The series of rainstorms that blew through Central Oregon over the past month helped moisten the ground after a very dry summer, but climate experts say areas east of the Cascades are still a long way from escaping drought conditions.
Central Oregon hay farmers have faced challenges this year with water shortages, drought conditions and supply chain issues.
The dam removal project on the Klamath River is the largest of its kind in the nation. Once completed, salmon and steelhead will once again be able to spawn in the headwaters of the Klamath where they spawned for many thousands of years