Klamath Basin http://nwpr.org en Could An Alliance Of Tribes And Farmers Solve Klamath’s Water Woes? http://nwpr.org/post/could-alliance-tribes-and-farmers-solve-klamath-s-water-woes <p>Much of the West is entering a second straight summer of drought. In Southern Oregon’s Klamath Basin, ranchers are once again watching their pastureland go dry for a lack of water. That has them preparing to sell their livestock earlier – and for lower prices – than they’d like. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:18:28 +0000 Devan Schwartz 48343 at http://nwpr.org Could An Alliance Of Tribes And Farmers Solve Klamath’s Water Woes? Not Much Refuge In Klamath Basin For Migratory Birds http://nwpr.org/post/not-much-refuge-klamath-basin-migratory-birds <p>A prolonged drought is putting pressure on water supplies for the Klamath Basin’s wildlife refuges.</p><p>EarthFix’s Devan Schwartz reports on how the nation’s original waterfowl refuge may be too dry this summer to provide a stopover for millions of migratory birds. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:41:34 +0000 Devan Schwartz 47297 at http://nwpr.org Not Much Refuge In Klamath Basin For Migratory Birds Klamath Basin Restoration Bill Headed To Congress With Support Of Tribes And Ranchers http://nwpr.org/post/klamath-basin-restoration-bill-headed-congress-support-tribes-and-ranchers <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The conflicts over water in the Klamath Basin could get the attention of Congress this year.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But before key supporters start lining up votes on Capitol Hill, they’ll make a visit Friday to the Klamath Basin.</span></p><p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:08:31 +0000 Devan Schwartz 44559 at http://nwpr.org Klamath Basin Restoration Bill Headed To Congress With Support Of Tribes And Ranchers Klamath Tribes and Ranchers Strike Water Sharing Deal http://nwpr.org/post/klamath-tribes-and-ranchers-strike-water-sharing-deal <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In Oregon’s Klamath basin, tribes say they have reached a major breakthrough in negotiations over sharing water with local ranchers. They have the outline of a deal that could end 38 years of lawsuits and pave the way for removing four dams.</span></p><p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 14:07:07 +0000 Amelia Templeton 38138 at http://nwpr.org Klamath Tribes and Ranchers Strike Water Sharing Deal Power Struggles At Klamath Basin Task Force http://nwpr.org/post/power-struggles-klamath-basin-task-force <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Groups seeking permanent solutions to Klamath Basin water issues are experiencing power struggles. They debated who can access wholesale federal power Thursday in Klamath Falls. The groups asked for more time by scheduling an additional meeting on October 10.</span></p><p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 13:37:10 +0000 Devan Schwartz 34470 at http://nwpr.org Klamath Task Force Reports Progress http://nwpr.org/post/klamath-task-force-reports-progress <p></p><p>Groups with a big interest in resolving Klamath Basin water issues say they need more time to deliver recommendations to Oregon Senator Ron Wyden.</p><p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 13:55:59 +0000 Devan Schwartz 33023 at http://nwpr.org Klamath Task Force Reports Progress Wyden Looking For Klamath Basin's Solution http://nwpr.org/post/wyden-looking-klamath-basins-solution <p></p><p>Oregon Senator Ron Wyden says he’s looking for permanent solution to the Klamath Basin’s regional water crisis in southern Oregon. And he says he wants it on his desk by September tenth. A group charged with finding those answers met Thursday in Klamath Falls.</p><p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 15:22:55 +0000 Devan Schwartz 31928 at http://nwpr.org Wyden Looking For Klamath Basin's Solution Trinity River Water Could Save Klamath Fish, But California Farmers Need It Too http://nwpr.org/post/trinity-river-water-could-save-klamath-fish-california-farmers-need-it-too <p>Water struggles in the Klamath Basin are spreading to the Trinity River. Managers at the federal Bureau of Reclamation say by releasing extra water from the Trinity into the Klamath River, they may avoid a fish kill.</p><p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 13:54:05 +0000 Devan Schwartz 31333 at http://nwpr.org Temporary Rules Protect Drinking Water For People And Cattle In The Klamath Basin http://nwpr.org/post/temporary-rules-protect-drinking-water-people-and-cattle-klamath-basin <p>The Oregon Water Resources Commission has approved temporary rules that prioritize drinking water for people and cattle in the Klamath Basin.</p><p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 13:39:23 +0000 Amelia Templeton 30299 at http://nwpr.org Wyden: Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement Is Too Expensive For Congress http://nwpr.org/post/wyden-klamath-basin-restoration-agreement-too-expensive-congress <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Oregon Senator Ron Wyden had bad news today for farmers, fishermen and tribes who signed on to a water rights settlement in the Klamath Basin in 2010. The senator told the groups their plan for resolving the water crisis is too expensive.</span></p><p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 23:36:00 +0000 Amelia Templeton 29712 at http://nwpr.org