Category Archives: Oregon Conservation News

pH Violations in the Lower Deschutes River: Why it’s Happening, and Why it Matters

From The Deschutes River Alliance Dear Deschutes River Alliance Community, There has been a lot of discussion these last few years about how Selective Water Withdrawal operations at the Pelton Round Butte Project have impacted temperatures in the lower Deschutes … Continue reading

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The Redsides Trout Unlimited – September Meeting

Redsides chapter of TU Where: Roaring rapids Pizza When: Sept 11th 6:30 Join us to discuss the future of our chapter: What are our conservation priorities? What kind of presentations do you want to see? Would you like to have … Continue reading

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Native Fish Society Fall Garage Sale

When: Saturday, September 30th 2017 9:00am – 12:00pm Where: Native Fish Society, 813 7th St. Suite 200A Oregon City, OR 97045 Join Native Fish Society staff on Saturday, September 30th from 9am to 12pm for our First Annual Fall Garage … Continue reading

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Protect the Metolius River’s Native Fish

From the Native Fish Society Dear Members and Supporters, The Metolius River is the crown jewel of the upper Deschutes Basin and a place of exemplary ecological value in the state of Oregon. To safeguard the health of its native … Continue reading

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Patagonia’s first-ever TV commercial is in defense of public lands

From Hatch Magazine’s Online Publication Patagonia has never run a TV commercial. Not once. In 60 years. Since its earliest roots as Chouinard Equipment, a one-man operation run out of the back of Yvon Chouinard’s car, Patagonia has grown to … Continue reading

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DRA Secures Important Victory for Clean Water Advocates!

From the Deschutes River Alliance Dear Deschutes River Alliance Community, We’re excited to announce a major development in the DRA’s Clean Water Act lawsuit against Portland General Electric. For months, the DRA Legal Team has been working diligently to defend … Continue reading

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Wild Willamette Steelhead in Peril

From the Conservation Angler For Immediate Release: Monday, August 7, 2017 David Moskowitz, Executive Director, The Conservation Angler 971-235-8953 Bill M. Bakke, Conservation Director, The Conservation Angler The Conservation Angler shares the conservation concerns about wild Willamette River Winter Steelhead: … Continue reading

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Your Input Needed on the McKenzie

From the McKenzie River Trust As many of you know, In 2016 McKenzie River Trust purchased 278 acres from Roseboro Lumber Company including the Finn Rock Boat Landing on the McKenzie River. As we work towards developing our conservation management … Continue reading

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Who We Are Series Post 11: Chris Daughters

This series of posts is meant to introduce all of you terrific tiers and cool customers to our small, but fantastic team of anglers here at The Caddis Fly Angling Shop. Each employee answered a number of questions about their fishing expertise, … Continue reading

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Walk The Land Day – Join The McKenzie River Trust for a Day at Green Island

All day on June 24th – Here is a link to the days events, maps, and details. – http://www.mckenzieriver.org/events/walk-the-land/

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Drink Beer and Protect Wild Fish Party – June 28th

Support the Western Environmental Law Center at a this special “beer release party” from 5-7pm this coming June 28th. WELC has been and continues to fight for wild fish habitat in Oregon and beyond. Come by and have a beer … Continue reading

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Trout Unlimited: Migration Celebration!

Join Oregon Council of Trout Unlimited for a casual evening of beer, food and fun to support OCTU’s conservation work in Oregon. The event is Saturday, June 24, 6-10pm at Portland’s Migration Brewing Company, 2828 NE Glisan St. FREE admission! … Continue reading

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Upper Willamette Steelhead and Trout Strategies and Techniques

Presentation: Dean Finerty will give a presentation which will cover tips and techniques for trout and steelhead on the upper Willamette and Lower McKenzie systems. When: 6:30PM Monday, June 12th Where: Roaring Rapids Pizza Company, 4006 Franklin Blvd, Eugene There … Continue reading

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You could spend a week steelhead fishing the Babine River for only $100!

From the Native Fish Society: Epic Waters and Babine Steelhead Lodge have generously donated a week of steelhead fishing on the Babine River for 1 angler to support the Native Fish Society’s work protecting and restoring wild, native fish across … Continue reading

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New video: Together Against The Mines – A River Steward Story

New video from Native Fish Society: Just seven miles upstream from River Steward Dave Lacey’s home in southern Oregon a foreign owned mining company was quietly working to develop a nickel strip mine on public lands. The mine would sit in … Continue reading

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