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Deschutes

The Deschutes Basin Bibliography was created to provide a resource for scholarly research to be used in tandem with the Deschutes Basin Explorer. The...
Steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) are the larger, ocean-going cousins of redband trout. This species has a speckled, dark-olive body with a silvery-...
Ideas, like large rivers, never have just one source.     -- Willy Ley Whychus Creek, a tributary of the Deschutes River, is located near Sisters...
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...
Listed below are resources of high interest to the Oregon Explorer Deschutes Basin partners groups. Where needed, these have been digitized and...
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...
Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.      -- Hal Borland Western juniper, an iconic...
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...

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