Owyhee River


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O·wy·hee River

 (ō-wī′ē, -hē)
A river, about 400 km (250 mi) long, rising in northeast Nevada and flowing through southwest Idaho and southeast Oregon to the Snake River.
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The agreement assures water rights for the tribes while offering certainty for upstream water users of the East Fork of the Owyhee River.
In addition to the reservoir itself, there are large tracts of BLM property along the Owyhee River upstream.
Skulls collected in Owyhee River Cave in central Malheur County represented some of the more northerly evidence of Kit Fox presence in Oregon (Benedict and Forbes 1979).
The Rio Tinto Mine site that was operated between 1932 and 1976 has an associated mill, heap leach pads and mine tailings in the nearby Mill Creek, which the company will remove for placement in an on-site repository, provide hydraulic engineering services to improve the creek and restore the local redband trout habitat and enhance water quality in the creek and the East Fork Owyhee River as well.
This spring we were lucky--4000 cubic feet per second in the Owyhee River in the first week of June.
He camped along the Owyhee River and poached bobcats.
During the highest flood discharges, water was hydraulically backed up by constricted flow through Hells Canyon, causing relatively quiet water to pond in the lower reaches of the Snake, Payette, Boise, and Owyhee river valleys (Othberg, 1994; Fig.
95 near the Owyhee River on the Oregon/Idaho border.
Ranchers who graze cattle along the Owyhee River Corridor using Bureau of Land Management (BLM) grazing permits have scored a courtroom victory.
Ranging from the Owyhee River Valley to high desert country and mountains, the land on the reservation is quite diverse.