The Oregon Department of State Lands announced Tuesday it has updated the state’s essential salmonid habitat map and now is seeking the public’s comments on those updates, which include areas of Central Oregon.
Local irrigation districts and the city of Prineville all withdraw water from the Deschutes River and are seeking a legal shield from the Endangered Species Act.
In the Prineville Valley, Ochoco Irrigation District said Tuesday it plans a novel approach to meeting water needs this summer.
Habitat Conservation Plan turns from a distant goal to a present-day reality for Ochoco Irrigation District and city of Prineville
At the end of the 2020 irrigation season, the water level was at an all-time low at Wickiup Reservoir — in fact, all of Central Oregon irrigation reservoirs were well below average.
I don’t usually ask Sen. Ron Wyden for a Christmas present, but I have a request that might help make all Oregonians’ holiday season a little brighter: Introduce legislation to protect our state’s Wild and Scenic Rivers.
A multi-million dollar project to modernize the Ochoco Irrigation District water delivery system has received final approval from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Following three years of drought, Central Oregon farmers hold out hope for wet weather, more snow
A habitat conservation plan designed to increase the flow of water in the Deschutes River in winter to protect endangered species has been approved by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.