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Crooked River Watershed Council

498 SE Lynn Blvd
Prineville, Oregon 97754

The Crooked River Watershed Council was formed in 1994 and chartered by the Crook County Court. A board of directors representing specific interests in the watershed provides policy direction and guidance to the staff of three. To fulfill this mission, the Crooked River Watershed Council relies on its 16-member board and partnering organizations to set out and approve biennial work plans that address watershed limiting factors and priority needs. Since it’s inception, the Crooked River Watershed Council has implemented over 75 projects that promote the mission and address limiting factors identified through assessments, studies, reports, and regional plans. Current outreach activities engage approximately 300 local citizens and students on an annual basis.

Deschutes Land Trust

210 NW Irving Avenue, Suite 102
Bend, Oregon 97701

The Deschutes Land Trust was founded in 1995 and is dedicated to working cooperatively with landowners to conserve land for wildlife, scenic views, and local communities. The Land has permanently protected more than 8,200 acres in Central Oregon including four Community Preserves that are open to the public for exploring and enjoying. The Land Trust is a nationally accredited and locally-based land trust with a staff of 11. 

Deschutes River Conservancy

700 NW Hill Street, Suite 1
Bend, Oregon 97703

The Deschutes River Conservancy was founded in 1996 with a mission of restoring streamflow and water quality in the Deschutes River Basin using market-based incentives and collaboration. The Deschutes River Conservancy currently has 10 staff, 6 of which are focused exclusively on implementing flow restoration projects. The Deschutes River Conservancy has completed over $35 million in flow restoration projects and manages a total annual flow restoration volume exceeding 80,000 acre-feet of water. Deschutes River Conservancy staff also work to integrate its flow restoration strategies with other stakeholders through joint water management planning.

Upper Deschutes Watershed Council

PO Box 1812
Bend, Oregon 97709

The Upper Deschutes Watershed Council has been leading restoration, monitoring and outreach programs in Central Oregon since 1996. The Upper Deschutes Watershed Council currently has a staff of seven people (three full time and four part-time) working across its restoration, monitoring and outreach programs. The Upper Deschutes Watershed Council has successfully implemented more than $20 million in programs since its founding and currently works with approximately 3,000 people per year in its outreach programs. Restoration projects led by the Upper Deschutes Watershed Council have received a variety of awards, including the 2013 Stream Restoration award for Oregon.

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