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Deschutes

The north fork of the Crooked River(Oregon State Archives) In the dry landscape of Central Oregon, people and animals have...
The landscape of the Deschutes Basin include a wide variety of habitats for fish and wildlife. The Deschutes River supports healthy salmon,...
The human population the Deschutes Basin is growing, particularly in its upper watershed. In the 1990s Deschutes County was at the epicenter of...
The Deschutes River is world famous for its trout fisheries including native populations of Columbia River redband trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss ssp...
Wildfire is a natural ecological process, but decades of fire suppression along with changes in land use and climate have increased wildfire risk in...
Redband trout are a unique type of rainbow trout found in desert streams of the Pacific Northwest. They are adapted for life in the desert and have...
Wildfire risk assessments and protection plans & Community Wildfire protection plansIn 2005, the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) completed...
Steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) are the larger, ocean-going cousins of redband trout. This species has a speckled, dark-olive body with a silvery-...
The Fire Learning Network (FLN)The Deschutes FLN is one of four landscapes in the Northwest Fire Learning Network. The Northwest network has the...
Chinook salmon (Onchorhynchus tshawytscha), also known as King salmon are the largest of the Pacific salmon and can grow to be over 100 pounds....

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