Local Issues in Congress including information about the DRC's funding.
Articles that have appeared in the media about the Deschutes Basin and
the Deschutes River Conservancy.
Current issues surrounding the state of funding for DRC Re-authorization.
Jan 16, 2008 - - January 12, 2008 - Bend Bulletin, What Controls the Flow of Water in the Deschutes?
Water managers ‘predict the future’ as they plan for summer irrigation.
Jan 16, 2008 - - January 9, 2008 - Bend Bulletin Deschutes River Conservancy Names New Directors to Board
Bruce Bischof, Damien Nurre and Jim Mead have joined the Deschutes River Conservancy Board of Directors.
Deschutes River flows disrupted to fill reservoirs for next irrigation season.
Nov 14, 2007 - - November 14, 2007 - Bend Bulletin - Work Begins on Project to Get Fish Past the Dam
A crane floats on a barge at the north end of Lake Billy Chinook.
Agencies, landowners want legal protection while reintroducing steelhead to Crooked River.
Highlights why partnerships in the play a critical role in the DRC's river restoration efforts.
Bend Bulletin Article - Native vegetation, steelhead are returning to Ochoco stream. The DRC is playing a role in these efforts.
Oct 25, 2007 - - October 25, 2007 - Piping proposed to boost flow in Tumalo Creek & the Deschutes River
A proposal to pipe a Tumalo irrigation canal would be a boon to fish, giving them thousands of additional gallons of water each day in Tumalo Creek and the Middle Deschutes River.
Oct 17, 2007 - - October 11, 2007 - Boating Access Will Decline with Water Level at Lake Billy Chinook
Boating access will be restricted at The Cove Palisades State Park on Lake Billy Chinook as the lake is drawn down to allow for the construction of a fish-enhancement project.
Gary Blake wrote a guest column expressing his views on canal piping in early September. He lives in Tumalo and is on the board of the Swalley Irrigation District.
A group of Central Oregon irrigators, government officials and dam owners asked federal officials Tuesday for time to gauge the impacts of reintroducing endangered fish, in meetings in Washington, D.C.
The idea of reintroducing steelhead trout to Central Oregon rivers and streams above Pelton and Round Butte dams long has been a dream not only of the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Indians but of such groups as the Deschutes River Conservancy.
In the name of holding the line against federal budget deficits, U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn has stopped more than 80 bills in their tracks this year - including three Central Oregon conservation bills that total a few million dollars.
Loosen holds on river bills - U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, a Republican from Oklahoma, is right to be worried about federal budget deficits. His way of expressing his concern, however, misses the mark.
Three DRC Program Staff and Lesley Jones from the Upper Deshcutes Watershed Council gave presentations at The Nature Conservancy River Symposium Conference in Brisbane, Australia.
Sep 17, 2007 - - September 17, 2007 - Inaugural "A Day for the River" Event was a Tremendous Success!
A number of folks attended DRC sponsored events on Saturday, September 15th to celebrate the Deschutes River.
Thursday, September 6th from 6:00 - 9:00 pm at Aspen Hall, Shevlin Park.
One Day. Honor the Deschutes River. A Day for the River.