This important project will not only get more water to Central Oregon farmers, it will also help ensure habitats are protected and water is conserved.
-US Senator Jeff Merkley
Our collaborative work with irrigation partners in Central Oregon is a model for locally-led watershed planning and implementation to modernize aging rural infrastructure.
Matt Lohr, NRCS Chief
For the first time since the late 1800s we’ve restored summertime flow in Whychus Creek for salmon and steelhead.
Marc Thalacker, Manager - Three Sisters Irrigation District
Navigating infrastructure isn’t just making a decision that you want to do it. It’s being able to do the community building, the planning, and being able to raise significant amounts of capital.
Julie Davies O'Shea, Executive Director - FCA