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Deschutes

Restoration projects of all types take place within the Deschutes Basin. The following provide an overview of watershed restoration projects and...
The word "uplands" is used to describe the higher-elevation areas between river and stream valleys. These areas tend to have drier soils than...
Mirror Pond in the town of Bend (Oregon State University Archives) The Upper Deschutes River flows from the Wickiup Reservoir near Crescent...
Wildfire risk assessments and protection plans & Community Wildfire protection plansIn 2005, the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) completed...
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 a...
In the Deschutes Basin, few organizations have had such an impact on land conservation as the Deschutes Land Trust, a nationally-accredited land...
A riparian zone or corridor is the name given to the land adjacent to a stream, river or lake. A transition zone between terrestrial and...
Lake Billy Chinook (Oregon State Archives) The Middle Deschutes River stretches from Bend to Lake Billy Chinook in Jefferson...
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...

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