The River in the News

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aug 30, 2010 - - June 15, 2010 - Bend Bulletin - Get ready for parks vs schools

June 15, 2010 - Bend Bulletin - Get ready for parks vs schools

Twelve years ago, an overwhelming majority of voters approved a constitutional amendment dedicating 15 percent of lottery revenue to state parks and watershed enhancement efforts. But the funding provision isn’t permanent. It will disappear in 2015 unless voters renew it. The Legislature is obligated to put the question on the ballot in November 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 18, 2010 - - April 26, 2010 - Bend Bulletin - Pipe dreams

April 26, 2010 - Bend Bulletin - Pipe dreams

Irrigation districts in the region were busy this past winter. While the water was shut off for the season, the Central Oregon Irrigation District, Three Sisters Irrigation District and North Unit Irrigation District have replaced a little less than a dozen miles of open canals with buried pipe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jan 04, 2010 - - December 14, 2009 - Fish Transfer Facility Is Up and Running

December 14, 2009 - Fish Transfer Facility Is Up and Running

The fish and water intake tower at Round Butte Dam is designed so that fish following water currents toward the Pacific Ocean will be drawn into an underwater structure, sorted and marked. Crews will then drive them around the Round Butte, Pelton and Reregulating dams for release into the Lower Deschutes. ... get sorted by size so the smaller ones don’t get eaten ...