Water has a profound cultural importance to the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs and the Tribes’ water rights date to time immemorial. Learn how water, salmon, and future generations are all interconnected.
Recognizing Basin Heroes: Jim Manion and Mike Tripp ›
Many people have made significant contributions to the Deschutes Basin, helping to keep our region the special place it is today. We’d like to introduce you to two such people.
‘Raise the Deschutes’ Seminar Series Continues in 2023 With Seminar on Indigenous Water Rights ›
On January 26th, the Deschutes River Conservancy is hosting its 6th Raise the Deschutes seminar series. This month’s seminar will be exploring the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs’ profound cultural connection to water.
Notes from the Field: Skiing Today on Tomorrow’s Water ›
Our team at the DRC works tirelessly on conserving water and restoring rivers, but sometimes we like to get out and enjoy the snow. This year we celebrated the beginning of winter with a cross-country ski outing.
Instream Leasing Protects 20% of the Summer Flows in Middle Deschutes ›
The DRC’s annual instream leasing program protects about 20% of the water present in the Middle Deschutes River during the summer – and a significant amount of water in other Central Oregon streams.
Angie Huber – My Project Zero Internship Reflection ›
The Project Zero Internship through PGE has been tremendous and has given me experience in an abundance of environmental fields. Thanks to funding from Portland General Electric’s Project Zero Program, my time with the Deschutes River Conservancy has been extended through May 31st, 2023. I couldn’t be more excited to continue this opportunity!
2022 Impact Report and 2021 Financial Review ›
Read about the projects, programs, and priorities that drive our mission forward with stats on our accomplishments and updates on our progress.
Notes from the Field: Gathering with Colleagues from Around the NW ›
Recently DRC staff had the chance to get together in Portland with other river restoration professionals connected with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Columbia Basin Water Transaction Program (CBWTP). Agencies and organizations funded through…
Seminar Replay – Lawns, Beer, and Golf: Urban and Suburban Water Use in Central Oregon ›
Learn where the City’s water comes from, where it goes, and how the cities are conserving water and planning for growth into the next century.