The River in the News

Articles that have appeared in the media about the Deschutes Basin and
the Deschutes River Conservancy.

 

 

 

Apr 09, 2018 - Bend Bulletin - Guest column: The Deschutes River needs political help

Guest column: The Deschutes River needs political help

BY YANCY LIND
The Basin Study Work Group is wrapping up its multiyear effort to look for ways to return water to the Upper Deschutes. Piping leaky irrigation canals has long been acknowledged as a key part of this effort, but the work group has also identified more cost effective, complementary and quicker to implement “on farm” solutions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feb 22, 2018 - Bend Bulletin - Spring chinook season set for Lower Deschutes

Spring chinook season set for Lower Deschutes

And many anglers will flock to the falls again this spring, as the Lower Deschutes — from Sherars Falls downstream to the mouth at the Columbia River — will be open to spring chinook fishing from April 15 to June 30, according to French, a fisheries biologist for the ­Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife in The Dalles.