Catch Up on all the Raise the Deschutes Seminars
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What's Going on with the River?
Hydrology and Water Management in the Deschutes Basin
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- Whose Water is it Anyway? Water Rights 101
How a 1909 Water Law is Impacting the Deschutes River Basin Today
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- Resiliency in the Face of Scarcity: Why Water Banking Makes Sense
How water banks can enable the flexible and voluntary market-based reallocation of water in Central Oregon
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Groundwater in Central Oregon: How is it All Connected?
Current trends in the regional aquifer system and the unique connection between groundwater and surface water
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Lawns, Beer, and Golf: Urban and Suburban Water Use in Central Oregon
Where the City of Bend's water comes from, where it goes, and how community leaders are conserving water and planning for growth into the next century.
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- Indigenous Water Rights: The Importance of Water to the Tribes
Water has a profound cultural importance to the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs and the Tribes' water rights date to time immemorial. Learn how water, salmon, and future generations are all interconnected.
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Bringing the Fish Home: Fish Reintroduction and River Restoration in the Upper Deschutes Basin
Sixty years after the construction of the Pelton Round Butte Dam Complex, migrating salmon and steelhead are returning to the Upper Deschutes Basin. This seminar will focus on the history of the reintroduction and ongoing restoration efforts to support these fish, which also benefit resident fish and other wildlife.
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Frogs, Fish & Farmers: Understanding the Upper Deschutes Habitat Conservation Plan
There are many pieces to a conservation puzzle. Learn about how everything fits together for species management in the Upper Deschutes Basin.
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FUTURE SEMINAR TOPICS:
- Migrating Fish Reintroduction
- Species Management in the Deschutes Basin
- Why Pipe Canals? How Conservation Efforts are Paving the Way for a More Resilient Central Oregon
- Moving Irrigation into the 21st Century: Modernizing How We Farm
- The McKay Creek Water Rights Switch: Creating Win-Win Solutions for Fish and Farmers