Join us for an exclusive, educational tour of Wickiup Reservoir and Dam, hosted by the Deschutes River Conservancy and North Unit Irrigation District (NUID).
BackyardBend’s New Film Series “Water is Everything” Features Kate Fitzpatrick from Deschutes River Conservancy ›
We all know it—water is the lifeblood of Central Oregon. It’s more than just a resource; it’s a playground, a sanctuary for incredible wildlife, and an essential element for our health and well-being. To celebrate and explore this vital element, We are delighted to share Backyard Media’s new two-part series, “Water is Everything.”
The Three Sisters Irrigation District On-Farm and Renewable Energy Project is a multi-partner initiative in Central Oregon that modernizes traditional irrigation methods to conserve water, reduce energy use, and improve ecological sustainability, transforming local farming practices in the face of persistent drought and climate change.
Direct2 Aviation, a leader in charter aviation services, has announced an innovative partnership with the Deschutes River Conservancy, a Bend-based nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring streamflow and improving water quality in Oregon’s Deschutes River Basin.
On August 4th, 2023 DRC staff took the opportunity to visit a project property and Whychus Creek, which have both transformed over the past 2 decades. The property in Sisters transferred water instream in Whychus Creek over 10 years ago.
Head on down to Cascade Lakes Brewing on August 22 from 6-8p where they will be bringing together the community for their second annual, southern-style crawfish boil. Throughout the day, $1 from every pint purchased will be directly donated to the DRC to support our mission to restore streamflow and improve water quality in the Deschutes Basin.
Sarah Ross, DRC’s PGE Project Zero Communications Intern, recently joined DRC staff and community members on our Raise the Deschutes Farm Tour. Click to read about her her enriching experience.
The 29th annual PGE Fisheries Workshop recently took place, bringing together a wide range of experts to share their knowledge on fish reintroduction programs and restoration projects in the Deschutes Basin. Here are five things we learned.