Join us on a tour of the Trout Creek watershed, where restoration efforts have revitalized in-stream habitat, reintroduced beavers, and enhanced streamflows for steelhead, offering a glimpse into the region’s rich natural heritage, including the fascinating discovery of sabertooth salmon fossils.
Flyfishers Club Annual Event Raises Funds for Trout Creek Restoration ›
DRC’s Kate Fitzpatrick and James O’Brien recently had the honor of attending the Flyfishers Foundation and Flyfishers Club of Oregon annual event in Portland. They shared an update on DRC’s innovative work in the Deschutes…
Auction Item: 3-Day Fishing Trip to Fitzpatrick Homestead Benefit Trout Creek ›
Bid on a 3-day, 2-night fishing trip to the Fitzpatrick Homestead on the Lower Deschutes River. Funds raised will support DRC’s streamflow restoration project on Trout Creek – prime steelhead habitat. Made possible by The Flyfishers Foundation and the Bachman Family.
2023 Water Supply Outlook: On The Path To Recovery ›
With the current Cascade snowpack towering at 174% of average, and seemingly endless rounds of spring snow adding to the total, the Deschutes River Basin is receiving some much-needed relief from the years-long drought cycle we have been in.
Tickets Now on Sale for Deschutes River Conservancy’s RiverFeast Dinner & Auction ›
Anglers, paddlers, and river lovers of all stripes are invited to gather for RiverFeast, the Deschutes River Conservancy’s (DRC) upcoming gala fundraiser. Set to take place on May 4, 2023 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon, the event promises an evening of celebration as guests learn about DRC’s latest restoration initiatives while enjoying a three-course dinner, signature cocktail, and fine wine.
Irrigation Districts Are Turning On – Here’s What That Means ›
Local irrigation districts are about to start sending water to their farmers. Water is being released out of Wickiup Reservoir (as it does every year), so flows in the Upper Deschutes are going to increase, flows will be diverted into canals in various places in Bend, and consequently flows downstream will drop dramatically.
Funding from FlyFisher Foundation Will Enhance Habitat for Wild Steelhead ›
BEND, Ore. – The Deschutes River Conservancy (DRC) announced today that flows in some of the most critical wild steelhead habitat will continue to be bolstered thanks to a grant from The Fly-Fisher Foundation (TFF),…
Reflections on World Water Day ›
World Water Day is an important reminder of the crucial role that water plays in our lives. On a global level, it can be difficult to comprehend how an individual can make a difference, but with the inspiration of “Be the change you want to see in the world” we can all make small changes that add up to big effects.
Critical Wild Steelhead Habitat Gets a Water Boost ›
The Deschutes River Conservancy (DRC) has been working for over 27 years to improve streamflow in the Deschutes River Basin. Through our collaborative work with our partners, we have been able to protect more than…