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Deschutes

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...
In the Deschutes Basin, few organizations have had such an impact on land conservation as the Deschutes Land Trust, a nationally-accredited land...
The word "uplands" is used to describe the higher-elevation areas between river and stream valleys. These areas tend to have drier soils than...
Restoration projects of all types take place within the Deschutes Basin. The following provide an overview of watershed restoration projects and...
The Deschutes Basin is the second largest watershed in Oregon, covering more than 10,000 square miles. The Deschutes River is a major tributary of...
Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.      -- Hal Borland Western juniper, an iconic...
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...
Ideas, like large rivers, never have just one source.     -- Willy Ley Whychus Creek, a tributary of the Deschutes River, is...
Pelton-Round Butte Dam (Oregon State Archives) If you were a salmon who hatched between 1964 and 2010, the Deschutes...
If you've been living in Deschutes County for more than a few years, you've undoubtedly witnessed the impacts of growth to our region -- some good,...

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