Raise the Deschutes Seminar Series

Raise the Deschutes Seminar Series


LEARN ABOUT WATER IN THE DESCHUTES BASIN,
CHALLENGES WITH WATER SUPPLY
& SOLUTIONS FOR RESILIENCY

  

ABOUT THE SEMINAR SERIES

Deschutes River Conservancy's Raise the Deschutes Seminar Series was created to increase regional water knowledge, understanding of local issues, and awareness of available solutions.

These monthly seminars provide opportunities for the public to engage with water experts who will present on and answer questions regarding the primary water issues affecting the Deschutes River Basin, including water supply, river hydrology, climate change, canal piping, and water conservation options.

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Next SEMINAR:

October 10th - Groundwater in Central Oregon: How is it all Connected?

This seminar will focus on current trends in the regional aquifer system and the unique connection between groundwater and surface water.

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Where: Open Space Event Studios in Bend's Midtown District (220 NE Lafayette Ave, Bend, OR 97701)

When: Monthly

Time: 6 pm to 8 pm
Each seminar will be ​90 minutes but will include gathering time before and afterward to mingle, have a drink, and ask additional questions.

Cost: FREE. 

Accessibility: Each seminar will be primarily geared toward an in-person audience, but will be professionally streamed and recorded to reach a wider audience.

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upcoming seminars

October ​10th - Groundwater in Central Oregon: How is it All Connected? Click to register for the seminar

November 3rd - Lawns, Beer, and Golf: Urban and Suburban Water Use in Central Oregon

​Future Seminar Topics:

  • Why Pipe Canals? How Conservation Efforts are Paving the Way for a More Resilient Central Oregon
  • Moving Irrigation into the 21st Century: Modernizing How We Farm
  • Lawns, Beer, and Golf: Urban and Suburban Water Use in Central Oregon
  • The McKay Creek Water Rights Switch: Creating Win-Win Solutions for Fish and Farmers
  • Indigenous Water Rights: What Water Means to the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs

past SEMINAR Recordings
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What's Going on with the River? 

Hydrology and Water Management in the Deschutes Basin

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Whose Water is it Anyway? Water Rights 101

How a 1909 Water Law is Impacting the Deschutes River Basin Today 

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Resiliency in the Face of Scarcity: Why Water Banking Makes Sense




THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

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upcoming seminars

October ​10th - Groundwater in Central Oregon: How is it All Connected? Click to register for the seminar

November 3rd - Lawns, Beer, and Golf: Urban and Suburban Water Use in Central Oregon

​Future Seminar Topics:

  • Why Pipe Canals? How Conservation Efforts are Paving the Way for a More Resilient Central Oregon
  • Moving Irrigation into the 21st Century: Modernizing How We Farm
  • Lawns, Beer, and Golf: Urban and Suburban Water Use in Central Oregon
  • The McKay Creek Water Rights Switch: Creating Win-Win Solutions for Fish and Farmers
  • Indigenous Water Rights: What Water Means to the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs

past SEMINAR Recordings
Click on titles to watch seminar recordings

What's Going on with the River? 

Hydrology and Water Management in the Deschutes Basin

Click to access the slide deck for What's Going on with the River?

Whose Water is it Anyway? Water Rights 101

How a 1909 Water Law is Impacting the Deschutes River Basin Today 

Click to access the slide deck for Whose Water is it Anyway?

Resiliency in the Face of Scarcity: Why Water Banking Makes Sense




THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

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