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Inspiration and healing in Oregon's high desert

Inspiration and healing in Oregon's high desert

Marlene Moore Alexander is a survivor, a teacher, a scholar, a student, and perhaps is best known as an artist. She turns to the high desert for artistic inspiration, as well as for healing.

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Events & Field Trips

Steens Mountain Wilderness Wildfire and Road Rehab

April 02, 2015

Difficulty Rating: 3 out of 5 The iconic Steens Mountain Wilderness is a 'hard working wilderness' providing opportunities for recreation, hunting and fishing, cattle grazing, and refuge for wildlife. Now, this majestic landscape is in need of some help and ONDA volunteers are best suited to provide assistance. This trip will be focused on rehabilitating an overzealous road improvement project as well as replanting native vegetation in a riparian area after a large wildfire on the less visited eastern flank of the mountain. Click HERE for more information and to start the registration process.


High Desert Lecture Series: Botany and Geology in the High Desert

April 07, 2015

In the third installment of ONDA's new High Desert Lecture Series, Stu Garrett, co-founder of the Native Plant Society of Oregon’s local chapter, will be speaking on the geology and botany in the high desert, just in time for spring hiking season.

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50 SW Bond Street, Suite 4,
Bend, OR 97702
Tel: (541) 330-2638

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