When Rivers Thrive, People Thrive. Water is The Beginning.

Today, Over 200,000 people in Oregon's South Willamette Valley depend on the McKenzie River for their drinking water

We will work to educate visitors about the science behind the best practices in the McKenzie River Watershed to insure that your water remains crystal clear.

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McKenzie River Discovery Center Blog

See how the impact of our efforts with the McKenzie River will unite our communities.

Casey Woodard & Heather Buch engage in dialogue after picnic lunch

Legislators Picnic

On Saturday, August 28, the McKenzie River Discovery Center (MRDC)...

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Community Fishing Pond Project @ MRDC

In March 2021, the McKenzie River Discovery Center was awarded $19,054 by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW), Restoration & Enhancement Board to repair and restore the historic hatchery rearing pond into a Community Fishing Pond.

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Wildfire Recovery Information Days

Join us! Thursdays 10am - 4pm With generous support from...

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