Press Releases

Support the Deschutes River by Becoming a 2024 RiverFeast Sponsor

The Deschutes River Conservancy (DRC) is pleased to announce the return of its annual RiverFeast Dinner and Auction on Saturday, May 4th, 2024, at the scenic Unitarian Universal Fellowship of Central Oregon. As we gear up for an unforgettable evening of fine dining, live entertainment, and spirited auctions, we extend an invitation to local and national businesses to join us as event sponsors.

Direct2 Aviation Announces Donation Plan to Deschutes River Conservancy

Direct2 Aviation, a leader in charter aviation services, has announced an innovative partnership with the Deschutes River Conservancy, a Bend-based nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring streamflow and improving water quality in Oregon’s Deschutes River Basin.

Guest Column: Oregon needs to invest in Deschutes water now

Despite the recent rain, the Deschutes Basin has experienced several years of extreme and extended drought, exacerbating long-standing water supply issues. Rivers such as the Deschutes and Crooked don’t have the water they need.

Tickets Now on Sale for Deschutes River Conservancy’s RiverFeast Dinner & Auction

Anglers, paddlers, and river lovers of all stripes are invited to gather for RiverFeast, the Deschutes River Conservancy’s (DRC) upcoming gala fundraiser. Set to take place on May 4, 2023 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon, the event promises an evening of celebration as guests learn about DRC’s latest restoration initiatives while enjoying a three-course dinner, signature cocktail, and fine wine.