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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National Tradesmen Day honors the men and women whose skills and hard work build America. The day recognizes the professionals w...

National Tradesmen Day honors the men and women whose skills and hard work build America. The day recognizes the professionals who maintain the complex infrastructure of our roads, cities, water syste…

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Today we celebrate Leslie Clark's 20 years of service with COID. Leslie was hired as a Water Rights Transfer Assistant in 2001 a...

Today we celebrate Leslie Clark's 20 years of service with COID. Leslie was hired as a Water Rights Transfer Assistant in 2001 and was promoted to Director of Water Resources in 2012. As the Director …

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Bend Oktoberfest is Sep 18th - 25th. Buy a passport and help keep our local businesses running strong. https://www.bendoktoberf...

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With School back in session here is a remember of canal safety. Canals are not a safe place for swimming or playing around. htt...

With School back in session here is a remember of canal safety. Canals are not a safe place for swimming or playing around. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-i3z7vsVR3Y&t=154s(Feed generated with Fetch…

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Please join us in Remembrance of September 11, 2001. "Even the smallest act of service, the simplest act of kindness, is a way ...

Please join us in Remembrance of September 11, 2001. "Even the smallest act of service, the simplest act of kindness, is a way to honor those we lost, a way to reclaim the spirit of unity that followe…

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Welcome to the new school year! Hope all the new and returning students have an awesome 2021-2022 school year!

Welcome to the new school year! Hope all the new and returning students have an awesome 2021-2022 school year!…

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What is Labor Day and why do we celebrate it? Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. ...

What is Labor Day and why do we celebrate it? Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. It was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century and became…

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EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION (9/4/21 1:45 p.m.) DUE TO AN EMERGENCY the Pilot Butte Canal which delivers water to COID water users in...

EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION (9/4/21 1:45 p.m.) DUE TO AN EMERGENCY the Pilot Butte Canal which delivers water to COID water users in the north end of Bend and north to Redmond and Terrebonne will experienc…

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National Wildlife Day was founded in 2005 by Colleen Paige, to raise awareness about endangered species and their habitats. Wild...

National Wildlife Day was founded in 2005 by Colleen Paige, to raise awareness about endangered species and their habitats. Wildlife isn't just about animals, but also about nature, so take this day t…

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Do you have these 5 things on your Fall "Farm" To Do List?? 1. Blow out lines 2. Open drain plug in pump/drain blow out pump 3....

Do you have these 5 things on your Fall "Farm" To Do List?? 1. Blow out lines 2. Open drain plug in pump/drain blow out pump 3. Fall/winter fertilization for optimal growth in the spring 4. Note whic…

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It's National Toasted Marshmallow Day! Which marshmallow would you choose?

It's National Toasted Marshmallow Day! Which marshmallow would you choose?…

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▶️ Merkley visits canal piping project near Terrebonne on 'Infrastructure Week' tour

“What we are going through with this drought, water conservation, using water in smarter fashion, is essential to the health of our lakes and streams and to our ranchers and farmers. This is real…

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Fun Fact Friday: Between 1964 and 1966, astronauts trained on volcanic terrain in Bend to prepare for trips to the moon. Astrona...

Fun Fact Friday: Between 1964 and 1966, astronauts trained on volcanic terrain in Bend to prepare for trips to the moon. Astronaut Jim Irwin, of the Apollo 15, made friends with a local resident, who …

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With school starting back up in a few weeks here are two short articles from the USDA about Food Safety & Buying Local. https://...

With school starting back up in a few weeks here are two short articles from the USDA about Food Safety & Buying Local. https://fns-prod.azureedge.net/sites/default/files/resource-files/USDA_FactSheet…

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What’s in Season? Oregon Produce Calendar

Ever wonder what produce is in Season? Take a look at this Oregon Produce Calendar and never miss out on your favorites. Use this handy Oregon produce calendar to find out when your favorite fruits an…

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Its National Honey Bee Day! Did you know that many bees have to travel 55,000 miles to produce just one pound of honey? To get t...

Its National Honey Bee Day! Did you know that many bees have to travel 55,000 miles to produce just one pound of honey? To get that pound of honey, those bees need to gather nectar from two million fl…

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Photos from Senator Jeff Merkley's post

Thank you Senator Jeff Merkley for your continued support of irrigated agriculture and our efforts to conserve water through modernization projects!…

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Throwback Thursday: For National Potato Day here is a photo from the Redmond Potato Show in 1965. Check out the article below to...

Throwback Thursday: For National Potato Day here is a photo from the Redmond Potato Show in 1965. Check out the article below to learn more about the Potato Show. https://bendmagazine.com/redmond-pota…

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Did you know the Old Mill District and Les Schwab Amphitheater irrigate using COID water? Chances are, COID provides water for m...

Did you know the Old Mill District and Les Schwab Amphitheater irrigate using COID water? Chances are, COID provides water for many of your favorite places in Central Oregon. Check out https://bendcon…

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Do you have an amazing photo to share? Oregon Farm Bureau seeks pictures for their 2022 calendar. Deadline is September 15th. h...

Do you have an amazing photo to share? Oregon Farm Bureau seeks pictures for their 2022 calendar. Deadline is September 15th. https://oregonfb.org/calendar_052021/…

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