Press Releases

Things are changing for the river and for canals. Here’s why.

The Source Weekly recently published a story illustrating community concerns about the effects of irrigation improvements on groundwater levels and private wells. The piping of canals has been a controversial topic in Central Oregon over…

Community Comes Together to Rescue Fish

Community Comes Together to Rescue Fish October 9, 2017 – Bend, Oregon – In mid-October, Central Oregonians will again come together as a community, determined to do something about a seasonal streamflow issue facing the…

Concerned Citizens about the Recent Deschutes River Fish Kill

To: Concerned Citizens about the Recent Deschutes River Fish Kill From: Tod Heisler, Executive Director, Deschutes River Conservancy This past week a large quantity of trout and other fish species became stranded and died in…