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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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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The amazing person who greets our visitors and is the person behind the phone is leaving us for a new adventure! Her last day wi...

The amazing person who greets our visitors and is the person behind the phone is leaving us for a new adventure! Her last day will be May 5th, if you would like to wish her well please give her a call…

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Abor Day.... plant some love

Abor Day.... plant some love…

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High Desert Food Trail Development Workshop - Travel Oregon

HDFFA Seeks Participants for Food Trail Development Workshops There’s a new tourism experience coming to Central Oregon! The High Desert Food and Farm Alliance (HDFFA) is partnering with Travel O…

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Do to the change in Deschutes County, our office will be closed to the public starting this Friday until we return to the "High ...

Do to the change in Deschutes County, our office will be closed to the public starting this Friday until we return to the "High Risk Level" once again. We have a locking drop box next to the front doo…

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Oregon Harvest for Schools Video Testimonial Training

The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) is launching an Oregon Harvest for Schools campaign to raise up producers (growers, ranchers, seafood harvesters, processors and distributors) who participat…

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Calendar of Events | Deschutes County Fair

Deschutes County Fairgrounds is back in action. Visit their event calendar to see what's happening in 2021…

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Happy Earth Day. Be the one to make a difference. We only have one chance to get it right

Happy Earth Day. Be the one to make a difference. We only have one chance to get it right…

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Beef Quality Assurance (BQA; online)

OSU Extension office is offering a online course on Beef Quality Assurance. There are great resources on this site, including assessments you can conduct on your own operation. Certification is for th…

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Reminder: trees, fences, gates, or obstructions of any kind are not permitted within District easements. If you are planning to ...

Reminder: trees, fences, gates, or obstructions of any kind are not permitted within District easements. If you are planning to do any type of work near the irrigation systems, please contact your Dis…

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Do you want to learn a little history about the old Cline Falls Power Plant? COID has installed a new kiosk at the original look...

Do you want to learn a little history about the old Cline Falls Power Plant? COID has installed a new kiosk at the original look out spot north of Hwy 126. Stop by and take a look. Al Goodman did a gr…

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Central Oregon Irrigation District is hiring for an Administrative Assistant/Receptionist position. We are not taking applicatio...

Central Oregon Irrigation District is hiring for an Administrative Assistant/Receptionist position. We are not taking applications or resumes via Facebook. Please follow the link below for the job des…

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Today is National Gardening Day. Our OSU Extension Office has monthly gardening calendars to help you create the perfect Central Oregon Garden. Visit their link below for some great tips for this spri…

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Central Oregon Irrigation District: Ripple Effect

COID's investment in modernizing century-old irrigation infrastructure in the Deschutes Basin creates multiple economic, environmental, conservation, and resilience-oriented benefits for Central Orego…

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Tuesday Trivia: How much water must a cow drink to produce a gallon of milk?

Tuesday Trivia: How much water must a cow drink to produce a gallon of milk?…

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Shakshuka: A Locally Sourced Spring Fundraiser 🌱

High Desert Food & Farm Alliance has a lot of great things happening. Take a look at their latest news letter by clicking the link below. The Committee is made up of a majority of farmers and ranchers…

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National Beer Day: Did you know that Oregon is currently the 2nd largest hop producing state in the US with more than 6000 acres...

National Beer Day: Did you know that Oregon is currently the 2nd largest hop producing state in the US with more than 6000 acres in production? Now that’s a lot of beer!(Feed generated with Fetch…

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www.coid.org

Irrigation start up season has begun. This time of year we receive a high volume of calls for questions regarding water. We have added to our FAQ link on our website to help our patrons with some of t…

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