Deschutes Basin Habitat Conservation Plan Complete

On December 31, 2020, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced the completion of the Deschutes River Basin Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP). The HCP is a collaborative strategy to share water resou…

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Districts make last-ditch effort to conserve water for Deschutes River

By MICHAEL KOHN The Bulletin Dec 12, 2020 Habitat Conservation Plan could require district to release 300 cfs of water into the Deschutes by 2028 As farmers across Central Oregon face a third straight…

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Feds sign off on Ochoco Irrigation’s nearly 17-mile canal piping project

By KTVZ news sources Published December 15, 2020 Goal is to boost streamflows in the Crooked River, McKay Creek PRINEVILLE, Ore. (KTVZ) — The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service ann…

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Tug of water: Plan restores flows to Upper Deschutes but may fall short for threatened species

OPB By Bradley W. Parks (OPB) Bend, Ore. Dec. 2, 2020 Frogs and fish in the Upper Deschutes River will get more water in the winter, but it may not be enough to protect them. The U.S. Fish and Wildlif…

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Feds OK Central Oregon Irrigation District $30 million canal-piping project

By KTVZ news sources Published July 9, 2020 Water savings will pass to North Unit Irrigation District REDMOND, Ore. (KTVZ) — Plans to modernize a portion of Central Oregon Irrigation Distri…

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New ‘Raise the Deschutes’ campaign aims to raise awareness of river’s issues

A coalition of Central Oregon conservation-focused partners announced Monday they are launching a regional public awareness campaign to increase knowledge about the opportunities to improve the health…

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MORE WITH LESS: HOW IRRIGATION MODERNIZATION MAKES LIFE BETTER FOR FISH, FARMS AND FAMILIES

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MORE WITH LESS: HOW IRRIGATION MODERNIZATION MAKES LIFE BETTER FOR FISH, FARMS AND FAMILIES

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MORE WITH LESS: HOW IRRIGATION MODERNIZATION MAKES LIFE BETTER FOR FISH, FARMS AND FAMILIES

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Editorial: Close the gap on water in the Deschutes Basin

Bend Bulletin Editorial Board, Published Sept. 9, 2019 Farmers near Madras and Culver have had to again this year let some of their land fallow because of lack of water, as The Bulletin reported on Sa…

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Editorial: Close the gap on water in the Deschutes Basin

Bend Bulletin Editorial Board, Published Sept. 9, 2019 Farmers near Madras and Culver have had to again this year let some of their land fallow because of lack of water, as The Bulletin reported on Sa…

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Editorial: Close the gap on water in the Deschutes Basin

Bend Bulletin Editorial Board, Published Sept. 9, 2019 Farmers near Madras and Culver have had to again this year let some of their land fallow because of lack of water, as The Bulletin reported on Sa…

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DESCHUTES BASIN HABITAT CONSERVATION PLAN UPDATE

The eight irrigation districts that serve Central Oregon and the City of Prineville have committed over a decade to working with local municipalities, state and federal agencies, the Confederated Trib…

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DESCHUTES BASIN HABITAT CONSERVATION PLAN UPDATE

The eight irrigation districts that serve Central Oregon and the City of Prineville have committed over a decade to working with local municipalities, state and federal agencies, the Confederated Trib…

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Swalley Modernization Project Authorized to Move Forward

Piping project will keep more water in-stream for fish and sustain local agriculture  (April 4, 2019) – Plans to continue modernizing aging irrigation infrastructure in the Swalley Irrigation …

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Swalley Modernization Project Authorized to Move Forward

Piping project will keep more water in-stream for fish and sustain local agriculture  (April 4, 2019) – Plans to continue modernizing aging irrigation infrastructure in the Swalley Irrigation …

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Arnold Irrigation canal-piping project public meeting set

KTVZ.COM April 2 BEND, Ore. – The Arnold Irrigation District and project partners are holding a public meeting later this month to gather public input on a canal piping project to modernize ag…

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Arnold Irrigation canal-piping project public meeting set

KTVZ.COM April 2 BEND, Ore. – The Arnold Irrigation District and project partners are holding a public meeting later this month to gather public input on a canal piping project to modernize ag…

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Just a reminder, slow down and be safe

Just a reminder, slow down and be safe …

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For those of you that can't or won't be using a portion or all of your water rights this season, consider the Instream Lease Pro...

For those of you that can't or won't be using a portion or all of your water rights this season, consider the Instream Lease Program to protect those rights.…

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This is the area along Division Street Dam. The Bend PD and DCSO offered to help COID by cleaning up some abandoned campsites a...

This is the area along Division Street Dam. The Bend PD and DCSO offered to help COID by cleaning up some abandoned campsites along the river near Mt. Washington Drive. As we see an increase in the ho…

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Would you like to receive COID texts alerts? You can now sign up to receive important irrigation district notifications via text...

Would you like to receive COID texts alerts? You can now sign up to receive important irrigation district notifications via text. Visit our website to sign up for these alerts https://coid.org/ez-text…

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National Popcorn Day!

National Popcorn Day! Popcorn: From Seed to Snack …

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Love the history of Oregon canals

Love the history of Oregon canals Tumalo Diversion Dam and Feed Canal: Originally built in 1913-1914 and partially rehabilitated in 1975 and 2007, this system diverts and carries water from Tumalo Cre…

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Wanted to wish everyone a Happy New Year from Sakari Farms and the Central Oregon Seed Exchange! We wanted to let everyone know...

Wanted to wish everyone a Happy New Year from Sakari Farms and the Central Oregon Seed Exchange! We wanted to let everyone know that we have restocked the "Seed Fridge" at Central Oregon Locavore. Lo…

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Still Farming in Bend, Oregon! Pine Mountain Buffalo Ranch raises North American Bison, Tibetan Yaks, and Angus Beef. Pmrbuffalo...

Still Farming in Bend, Oregon! Pine Mountain Buffalo Ranch raises North American Bison, Tibetan Yaks, and Angus Beef. Pmrbuffalo.com #stillfarminginoregon #buffalo #grassfed #centraloregon (Feed gene…

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Bobby Baker and Charles Beatty working hard on the P-22 pipe job

Bobby Baker and Charles Beatty working hard on the P-22 pipe job…

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Fun fact Friday

Fun fact Friday…

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Photos from Central Oregon Irrigation District's post

Danny Kluser captured some great shots while working up at Crane Prairie Thank you Danny for sharing the winter beauties of Central Oregon…

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Calling all Chefs, Brewers, Bakers, Food Producers, Farmers, Ranchers and everyone in between! 2021 Partner Sign Up is live, a...

Calling all Chefs, Brewers, Bakers, Food Producers, Farmers, Ranchers and everyone in between! 2021 Partner Sign Up is live, and we can't wait for you to join our food and farm network. Partnerships…

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Did you know that adding a pinch of salt to your quart or gallon of milk makes it stay fresh longer? Here are a few more dairy f...

Did you know that adding a pinch of salt to your quart or gallon of milk makes it stay fresh longer? Here are a few more dairy fun facts: https://www.farmflavor.com/lifestyle/dairy-fun-facts/(Feed gen…

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A special "Thank You" to all of our local Law Enforcement on National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

A special "Thank You" to all of our local Law Enforcement on National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day…

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SWOT Workshop Sign Up

Thanks for registering to participate in the SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) workshop organized by Oregon State University and the High Desert Food and Farm Alliance. Please answe…

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Central Oregon Irrigation District will be having a rate increase for 2021. Please be sure to make note of the difference when ...

Central Oregon Irrigation District will be having a rate increase for 2021. Please be sure to make note of the difference when you receive your yearly assessment…

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Today is National Trivia Day. Do you know who established the US Department of Agriculture, and when? Check back for the answer.

Today is National Trivia Day. Do you know who established the US Department of Agriculture, and when? Check back for the answer.…

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A reminder that we will be doing a stock run on the Central Oregon Canal this week. If you wish to receive water for your livest...

A reminder that we will be doing a stock run on the Central Oregon Canal this week. If you wish to receive water for your livestock, call our main office (541-548-6047) and leave a message with the ca…

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