The River in the News

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jun 21, 2012 - Bend Bulletin - River conservancy gets $20K grant

River conservancy gets $20K grant

The Deschutes River Conservancy received a $20,000 grant from the North Rim Deschutes River Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, which the nonprofit group said would be used to pursue its mission of restoring stream flows and improving water quality in the Deschutes River.

 

 

Jun 15, 2012 - Bend Bulletin - Fish, hydropower, giving are all part of community

Fish, hydropower, giving are all part of community

This is one way the Merriam-Webster online dictionary defines society: “a community, nation, or broad grouping of people having common traditions, institutions, and collective activities and interests.” It’s a definition that, in many ways, describes what we have here in Oregon and, more broadly, in the United States as a whole.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apr 24, 2012 - Bend Bulletin - Better solution needed for irrigation pipelines

Better solution needed for irrigation pipelines

Before the chain saws started, I called Tumalo Irrigation District regarding their planned tree cutting along the First Street park to maintain their irrigation pipeline under the trail. When asked about the scope of their project, they assured me that their cutting would be fairly minimal. However, instead, they cut large trees and did just what I feared — overkill.