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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Today is National Fishing Day. Here are some of COID's best fishing shots. Show us yours!

Today is National Fishing Day. Here are some of COID's best fishing shots. Show us yours!…

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DROUGHT UPDATE: We are doing everything we can to conserve and stretch our water supply during this challenging time. We are opt...

DROUGHT UPDATE: We are doing everything we can to conserve and stretch our water supply during this challenging time. We are optimistic that we will be able to run water consistently in our system thr…

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Photos from Central Oregon Locavore Non-Profit's post

Local farms producing fresh healthy food! Shop local.…

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Proud to wave Old Glory on National Flag Day

Proud to wave Old Glory on National Flag Day…

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Fun Fact Friday/National Corn on the Cob Day: Why does an ear of corn always have an even number of rows? Corn always has an ev...

Fun Fact Friday/National Corn on the Cob Day: Why does an ear of corn always have an even number of rows? Corn always has an even number of rows on each ear. A corn ear is actually an inflorescence t…

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COID manages more than 400 miles of canals and laterals over three counties. While our full field staff participates in winter ...

COID manages more than 400 miles of canals and laterals over three counties. While our full field staff participates in winter maintenance, during the irrigation season a talented crew of four keeps t…

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Tuesday Trivia: World Milk Day. How many gallons of milk does an average cow produce a year?

Tuesday Trivia: World Milk Day. How many gallons of milk does an average cow produce a year?…

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Youth Tractor Safety, Education, Training, and Certification - Jefferson County

Do you have a youth that needs some tractor training and certification? Jefferson County extension office is offering a class starting June 14th. Visit the link below for more information COVID-19 Adv…

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Central Oregon Irrigation District is hiring for a Ditchrider/Patrolman position for the Northwest Redmond and Terrebonne Area. ...

Central Oregon Irrigation District is hiring for a Ditchrider/Patrolman position for the Northwest Redmond and Terrebonne Area. Please follow the link below for the job description and how to apply. h…

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DROUGHT NOTICE Please visit www.coid.org for additional information. Sign up for Text Alerts by texting “COID” to 541-348-7322

DROUGHT NOTICE Please visit www.coid.org for additional information. Sign up for Text Alerts by texting “COID” to 541-348-7322…

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Central Oregon Farmers Markets | High Desert Food & Farm

It's that time of year again. Don't forget to support your local farmers by visiting all of the Farmer's Markets in town Central Oregon Farmers Markets highlighting local food, artisans, specialty ite…

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2021 Tick Forecast | Updated for 2021 | Pests.org

Central Oregon Tick Season Forecast: This year the Northwest is expected to be warmer than usual, making ticks and their hosts more active, but even though some parts will see less precipitation than …

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Throwback Thursday is taking you back to the Lords Acre Sale in 1959 where Jackie Kennedy is visiting with Reverend Penhollow

Throwback Thursday is taking you back to the Lords Acre Sale in 1959 where Jackie Kennedy is visiting with Reverend Penhollow…

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Did you know that there are plants that may reduce the risk of fires? Visit the link below to learn more…

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Fun Fact Friday: An acre of land is roughly the size of a football field. On that acre, a farmer can produce 24,000 heads of le...

Fun Fact Friday: An acre of land is roughly the size of a football field. On that acre, a farmer can produce 24,000 heads of lettuce ~ 50,000 pounds of strawberries ~ 36,000 pounds of potatoes ~ 28,80…

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Tuesday Trivia: In the 1950’s and 1960’s many farm tractors ran on a fuel that was known as TVO. What does TVO stand for??

Tuesday Trivia: In the 1950’s and 1960’s many farm tractors ran on a fuel that was known as TVO. What does TVO stand for??…

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Celebrate World Fair Trade Day. World Fair Trade Day, is a global celebration on the second Saturday of May. The purpose: to sh...

Celebrate World Fair Trade Day. World Fair Trade Day, is a global celebration on the second Saturday of May. The purpose: to showcase the small-scale producers at the heart of the fair trade movement …

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Do you know the true history of Cinco de Mayo? In 1862, during the U.S. Civil War, the French Army marched towards Mexico City. ...

Do you know the true history of Cinco de Mayo? In 1862, during the U.S. Civil War, the French Army marched towards Mexico City. Emperor Napoleon III was eager to establish a second Mexican empire favo…

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Yes, There Are Rattlesnakes in Oregon! - PCT: Oregon

It's that time again, be aware! While they’re not especially prolific here in Oregon, hikers should be watchful for these stealthy creatures as they cruise along the Crest this summer. (Feed gen…

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May Day is a May 1 celebration with a long and varied history, dating back millennia. Throughout the years, there have been many...

May Day is a May 1 celebration with a long and varied history, dating back millennia. Throughout the years, there have been many different events and festivities worldwide, most with the express purpo…

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