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C.A.S.T. Event Brings Out the Best at Prineville Reservoir C.A.S.T. Event Brings Out the Best at Prineville Reservoir

Catch a Special Thrill (C.A.S.T.) for Kids is an extraordinary outdoor event which teams up with sponsors throughout central Oregon with area youngsters for a day of fishing. It’s one of those rare events in our community that focuses on children with special needs or long term illnesses... More >>
 
C.A.S.T. for Kids/Let's Move Outside a Hit in Yakima C.A.S.T. for Kids/Let's Move Outside a Hit in Yakima PN Region Participates in Welcome Home Veterans Event C.A.S.T. for Kids/Let's Move Outside a Hit in Yakima

On June 14, at Sarg Hubbard Pond in Yakima, Wash., 18 enthusiastic and excited participants registered for the annual “Catch a Special Thrill,” better known as C.A.S.T./Let’s Move Outside event... More >>
 
PN Region Participates in Welcome Home Veterans Event PN Region Participates in Welcome Home Veterans Event PN Region Participates in Welcome Home Veterans Event

The PN Region staff participated in the annual “All Veterans Welcome Home” celebration on Saturday, June 28. The event was held on the campus of the Boise VA Medical Center.

The “All Veterans Welcome Home” event was designed to be a welcome home festivity for veterans... More >>
 
AgriMet to Attend Barley Grower Day AgriMet to Attend Aneheuser-Busch Barley Grower Day AgriMet to Attend Anheuser-Busch Barley Grower Day

Through a pilot partnership between Anheuser-Busch and the Bureau of Reclamation, Clark Hamilton and a handful of barley growers in southeastern Idaho have been using AgriMet weather data to help monitor their water usage this growing season. More >>
 
AgriMet Outreach Tour AgriMet Outreach Tour AgriMet Outreach Tour

AgriMet Coordinator Jama Hamel and Clayton Kezerle, student intern, traveled to the USDA's Twillight Crop Tour in Twin Falls, Idaho, to share information about the AgriMet program. This bi-annual event highlights research efforts done by the University of Idaho and other partners such as the Bureau of Reclamation. More >>
 
Minidoka Dam Replacement Continues to Make Progress Minidoka Dam Replacement Continues to Make Progress Minidoka Dam Replacement Continues to Make Progress

Contractors for the Bureau of Reclamation continue to make progress replacing the 108-year-old Minidoka Dam on the Snake River, located 10 miles northeast of Rupert, Idaho. The improvement project, begun in 2011 will be a vastly more efficient and safer system. More >>
 
Grand Coulee Dam: A Man-Made Marvel Grand Coulee Dam: A Man-Made Marvel A Man-Made Marvel Comes to LIfe at Grand Coulee Dam

Grand Coulee has always been the biggest of everything. Now it's bigger than ever on the Silver Screen.

Since April 25, Grand Coulee Dam: A Man-Made Marvel, has been showing to enthusiastic audiences at the dam's visitor center. More >>
 
One River, Many Voices Now Playing One River, Many Voices Now Playing One River, Many Voices Now Playing

The launch of the One River, Many Voices has left a lasting impression on visitors, residents, and employees at the dam since its premiere showing over Memorial Day Weekend.

The show was developed by Luma Laser, Inc. of Eugene, Oregon, and features high resolution graphics More >>
 
A Glance at the Pacific Northwest Region's Youth Activities A Glance at the Pacific Northwest Region's 2013  Youth Activities Secretary Jewell Presents 2013 Partners in Conservation Awards A Glance at the Pacific Northwest Region's 2013 Youth Activities - Engaging, Educating, Employing

In 2013, the PN Region organized and co-sponsored several events for young people ages 5 to 18. Our goal is to engage, educate, and employ youth, which supports the Secretary’s youth initiative. More >>
 
Secretary Jewell Presents 2013 Partners in Conservation Awards Secretary Jewell Presents 2013 Partners in Conservation Awards Secretary Jewell Presents 2013 Partners in Conservation Awards

Commissioner Michael L. Connor joined Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell in commending Reclamation employees who were recipients of the Department of the Interior’s 2013 Partners in Conservation Award. More >>
 

Scoggins Dam Open Houses Scoggins Dam Open Houses - January 9, 2014

You are invited to meet with the Bureau of Reclamation and other agencies to learn about the potential impacts of earthquake-related flooding from Scoggins Dam. More >>



 
The Hunt for Habitat - Student Conservation Interns Breaking River Trails in the Grande Ronde Basin Hunt for Habitat - Student Conservation Interns Breaking River Trails in the Grande Ronde Basin

In the summer of 2013, Student Conservation Association Interns Meggan Venetianer and Nick Patricca spent eight to ten hours a day mapping hundreds of river reaches in Oregon's Grande Ronde River Basin. More >>
 
Open House and Ribbon Cutting to Dedicate the New Upper Snake Field Office Building Open House and Ribbon Cutting to Dedicate the New Upper Snake Field Office Building Open House and Ribbon Cutting to Dedicate the New Upper Snake Field Office Building

After nearly 72 years at the same location, employees in the Upper Snake Field Office (USFO) closed the doors at their former office in Burley. More >>
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Last Update: August 4, 2014 11:36 AM