Tag: Whychus Creek

[caption id="attachment_470" align="aligncenter" width="665"] Restoring flows in Whychus Creek and providing, pressurized, fish friendly water for farmers.Photo credit: Mathias Perle, Upper Deschutes Watershed Council[/caption]   Let me paint a picture of the summer of 1977 in Sisters, Oregon. The population...
Restored flows in Whychus Creek meandering through The Deschutes Land Trust's Camp Polk Meadow Preserve. Whychus Creek in Sisters has made a huge comeback in the past several years through the collaborative efforts of the Deschutes River Conservancy (streamflow), Three...
[caption id="attachment_92" align="aligncenter" width="665"] Newly rerouted Whychus Creek meandering through Camp Polk Meadow near Sisters, Oregon.[/caption] Whychus Creek tumbles down the east slopes of the Cascade Mountains, through the City of Sisters, and into the Deschutes River. For over a...
From the Desk of the Executive Director, Tod Heisler [caption id="attachment_56" align="alignnone" width="665"] Whychus Creek now flows year round after several streamflow restoration projects.[/caption] In 2011, the Deschutes River Conservancy surpassed the state's 20 cfs flow target on the upper...