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May 2019

Picnic at the Pond: Shared Vision Gathering

May 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Fox Hollow Ranch, 3459 SE Baldwin Drive
Madras, Oregon 97741 United States
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Hosted by North Unit Irrigation District Board of Directors and Coalition for the Deschutes In our high desert home of Central Oregon, we are connected by water. Lakes, rivers, and springs, and the reservoirs and canals that allowed Central Oregon to be irrigated and settled, are essential parts of our shared natural and cultural histories. The Shared Vision for the Deschutes aims to bring people from different walks of life together as problem-solving, solution-oriented partners. The first step in that…

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Deschutes River Urban Corridor Hike

May 22 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Deschutes River Urban Corridor HikeThis hike gives an overview of the many ways the Deschutes River is used by our community. It’s an interpretive hike along the Deschutes River in Bend, with several stops that observe changes to the river over time. Stops include the canal diversions on the northern edge of town and the hydropower station on the southern edge of town. This is a 6-mile hike using the Deschutes River Trail. 200 feet of elevation gain. Meet near…

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June 2019

Kayak Trip: River Habitat Health along the Upper Deschutes

June 3 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe, 805 Southwest Industrial Way
Bend, Oregon 97702 United States
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Join the Coalition for the Deschutes (CFD) and Tumalo Creek Kayak and Canoe (TCKC) for a water-based exploration of the Upper Deschutes, from Dillon to Benham Falls and back. This paddle will be co-lead by Mason Lacy, PHD and Toni Pennington, PHD. Mason will provide insight on the unique hydrology of the Deschutes, and discuss opportunities as well as barriers to restoration. Toni will discuss aquatic plants and water quality. Trip leader bios: Mason Lacy is a restoration engineer with an MS in Water Resources Engineering.…

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America's Great River Journeys, with Tim Palmer

June 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Pringle Room at the SHARC, 57250 Overlook Rd
Sunriver, Oregon 97707 United States
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America's Great River Journeys, with Tim Palmer We are excited to bring Tim Palmer to Sunriver on on June 4, 2019. Tim will present a spectacular slide show and talk based on his new book America's Great River Journeys. Please join us as Tim takes us on a photographic tour of 50 of the finest river trips in America, including the Deschutes, John Day, Rogue and Umpqua. Tim Palmer is the award-winning author of 26 books about rivers, conservation, and adventure travel. He…

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Pesky Plants Pull @ Meadow Camp

June 12 @ 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Meadow Camp Day Use Area Bend, Oregon 97701 United States + Google Map

Pesky Plants Pull at Meadow Camp Join the Coalition and the Deschutes National Forest for a morning pulling invasive plants along the Deschutes River. We'll focus our attention on the Meadow Camp Day Use Area. We'll start the morning with an overview of logistics and safety protocols, and talk about the what and why of pulling invasive plants. Participants will be required to sign a release waiver with the US Forest Service. Why pull invasive weeds: Noxious weeds invade a…

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Deschutes River Urban Corridor Hike #2

June 13 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Photo of a River at sunset

This 6-mile interpretive hike gives an overview of the many ways the Deschutes River is used and how it has changed through the decades. We’ll make several stops along the way, including canal diversions and a hydro power station on the southern edge of town. When: Thursday, June 13,8:30 am – 1:00 pmWhere: Deschutes River Trail. Meet near the canals on NE Division, approximately across the street from the old Riverbend Brewing Sports Pub location.Free. Register here Trip leadersEddie Kula: Eddie loves hiking in the Oregon Cascades and sharing…

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