Oregon Water Resources Commission has recently awarded $908,127 for feasibility studies across the state. The Deschutes River Conservancy was the recipient of two such grants. Never has there been a better time for government investment in our local infrastructure.
Hello, my name is Tai’Anne Smith and I am the communications intern for the Deschutes River Conservancy. Project Zero and my internship with the DRC is giving me the opportunity to get paid, on-the job training in areas I’m passionate about while working remotely in my own community.
For the last 70 years, altered flows in the Deschutes River upstream of Bend made habitat restoration efforts ineffective. With the flow restoration measures agreed upon in the recently-completed Habitat Conservation Plan, meaningful habitat restoration is finally on the horizon.
Deschutes River Conservancy receives funding from Coors Seltzer to Help Stabilize Whychus Creek Flows ›
Redband and Steelhead Trout in Whychus Creek to Benefit through funding from the Coors Seltzer Change the Course program.
USDA Awards $2.6 Million to Implement Central Oregon Irrigation District Water Conservation Projects ›
The Deschutes River Conservancy will be awarded $2.6 million to implement water conservation projects within Central Oregon Irrigation District to reduce water demands and restore flows in the Upper Deschutes River.
COID canal piping project improves water deliveries for Madras area farms, and improves Crooked River flows ›
Conservation project boosts flows up to 16%, reduces pumping costs, and improves Crooked River water quality.
Prineville farmers facing another year of drought have options this year to share water with others, as well as benefitting river flows. In the Prineville Valley, Ochoco Irrigation District plans a novel approach to meeting…