The River in the News

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

 

 

 

 

 

Apr 07, 2009 - - April 6, 2009 - Bend Bulletin Water Fight Brewing

April 6, 2009 - Bend Bulletin Water Fight Brewing

Challenging the widely held view that all the water in the Deschutes River is spoken for and then some, a group of local water users, led by former state Sen. Neil Bryant, wants to skim off winter flows just south of Bend’s Pioneer Park and pump them underground.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jan 05, 2009 - - January 2, 2009 - Fish Puzzle Project to Benefit Conservancy

January 2, 2009 - Fish Puzzle Project to Benefit Conservancy

Local woodworker and puzzle maker Larry Pecenka, a habitat biologist for Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, has been making puzzles in the shape of large fish to raise funds for the Deschutes River Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that works to restore stream flow and improve water quality in the Deschutes Basin.