Loosen holds on river bills – U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, a Republican from Oklahoma, is right to be worried about federal budget deficits. His way of expressing his concern, however, misses the mark.
Three DRC Program Staff and Lesley Jones from the Upper Deshcutes Watershed Council gave presentations at The Nature Conservancy River Symposium Conference in Brisbane, Australia.
A number of folks attended DRC sponsored events on Saturday, September 15th to celebrate the Deschutes River.
Thursday, September 6th from 6:00 – 9:00 pm at Aspen Hall, Shevlin Park.
One Day. Honor the Deschutes River. A Day for the River.
"Instream Extra Pale Ale" will be on tap at the Deschutes Brewery Pub in downtown Bend for the month of September.
The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs have granted the DRC special access to fly fish 40 miles of the Tribal side of the Lower Deschutes on September 15, 2007. These usually off-limit runs, riffles, and back eddies are loaded with wild trout, eager to rise to the occasion.
Meyer Memorial Trust, TransCanada, and Portland General Electric recently granted funds to support the work of the DRC.
Water conservation projects in two irrigation districts could improve irrigation water management while restoring Tumalo Creek and the Deschutes River.