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Webinar: Land Conservation and Water Rights Panel

May 26, 2023 @ 12:00 pm 5:00 pm

May 26 at 12 p.m. via Zoom

On behalf of the Oregon Conservation Partnership, we would like to invite you to a special panel discussion to learn about tools and partnerships for protecting water for in-stream and out-of-stream conservation purposes, which is especially critical as Oregon faces drought and changing water conditions.

Recognizing the link between land and water conservation, conservation and restoration projects are increasingly involving decisions around how to incorporate water rights. Water rights can be critical to meeting out-of-stream conservation purposes of projects, such as providing water for restoration. In other cases, water rights may support instream conservation priorities, such as habitat restoration.


  • Kate Fitzpatrick, Executive Director, Deschutes River Conservancy
  • Natasha Bellis, Conservation Director, Deschutes Land Trust
  • Chrysten Rivard, Oregon Director, Trout Unlimited
  • Jessi Kershner, Water and Climate Coordinator, Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board

Please register prior to the event

This session will be recorded and available afterwards here, as well as the OrCP YouTube Channel