Final Full Video 

Opal Springs Fish Passage 

By Wahoo Films

Career Opportunity Coming Up !

The Crooked River Watershed Council will soon be seeking qualified candidates to fill a full time, permanent position, as a Project Manager. Join our team in managing a 3 million acre watershed, addressing aquatic and upland habitat restoration/enhancement on private properties in Central Oregon. Located in the City of Prineville, Crook County Oregon; surrounded by 3 National Forests, the City of Bend, and Redmond, we offer a very central location for the ultimate recreation and work experience. To see if you qualify and or read the full full announcement please visit the Texas A & M Job Board

From the Home Page, type in Crooked River Watershed Council That will take you to the position announcement if you do not see it when you click on the link above. 

To respond directly, please use the email tool in the contact tab of the website, or send an email to the Project Manager Mark Peterson  

Thank you! 


Opal Springs Passage     

The first Steelhead passed through the newly constructed Opal Springs Fish ladder just 12 hours after completion. The steelhead (named Finlay), traveled from Lake Billy Chinook up into the Crooked River unaided by man. Making Finlay the first steelhead to enter the Crooked River unaided by man for the first time in 34 years! Image caught by the ladder camera system. Currently over 30 steelhead have passed up river! 12/23/2020

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