The River in the News

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

 

 

 

 

Nov 22, 2010 - - October 26, 2010 - Sisters Nugget - Salmon Watch on the Metolius

October 26, 2010 - Sisters Nugget - Salmon Watch on the Metolius

These are heady times for anyone interested in saving water and bringing back salmon fisheries to the streams and rivers of the Northwest. In Central Oregon their are so many water conservation groups they might step all over each other; but the best part is, they're coordinated, and instead of competing, it's like a beautiful dance, and the winners are salmon and us.

 

 

 

Nov 22, 2010 - - November 21, 2010 - Bend Bulletin - Meadow plan draws residents’ opposition

November 21, 2010 - Bend Bulletin - Meadow plan draws residents’ opposition

The U.S. Forest Service is drafting a plan to flood Ryan Ranch Meadow along the Deschutes River Trail in order to create a wetland habitat similar to what the site was historically. But a group of residents is criticizing the plan, expressing concerns that the project would draw in more mosquitoes, damage elk habitat and result in an area that doesn’t work as a wetland should.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oct 11, 2010 - - October 9, 2010 - Bend Bulletin - Yes on 76

October 9, 2010 - Bend Bulletin - Yes on 76

Nobody ever regrets saving land for parks. Yet, ironically, many parks face stiff opposition before they are created. Anyone who has watched Ken Burns’ “National Parks: America’s Best Idea” has seen how many national parks faced such opposition.