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Deschutes

Deschutes

Restoration projects of all types take place within the Deschutes Basin. The following provide an overview of watershed restoration projects and...
Habitat is the place where a plant or animal species naturally lives and grows. A description of habitat includes characteristics of the soil, water...
Pelton-Round Butte Dam (Oregon State Archives) If you were a salmon who hatched between 1964 and 2010, the Deschutes River was a tough...
The human population the Deschutes Basin is growing, particularly in its upper watershed. In the 1990s Deschutes County was at the epicenter of this...
The landscape of the Deschutes Basin include a wide variety of habitats for fish and wildlife. The Deschutes River supports healthy salmon, steelhead...
In the Deschutes Basin, few organizations have had such an impact on land conservation as the Deschutes Land Trust, a nationally-accredited land...
The broad range of habitats in the Deschutes Basin support nearly 100 different species of plants and trees. The diverse vegetation includes sage...
The Crooked River at U.S. Hwy 97 (Oregon State Archives) The Crooked River is a tributary of the Deschutes River that begins at the confluence of...
The north fork of the Crooked River(Oregon State Archives) In the dry landscape of Central Oregon, people and animals...
Chinook salmon (Onchorhynchus tshawytscha), also known as King salmon are the largest of the Pacific salmon and can grow to be over 100 pounds. These...

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