Take Action for Your Rivers and Lands
Wild places add tremendous value to the quality of life in Oregon. Protecting our desert landscapes safeguards our cultural history, protects some of Oregon's most critical watersheds, and promotes the recovery of our state's iconic fish species. In our busy world, we need wide open landscapes for solitude, recreation and to soothe our souls.
Take action today to support the preservation of Oregon's natural wonders!
The Greater sage-grouse, a bird native to Oregon’s high desert and other parts of the West, faces serious threats due to habitat loss caused by livestock grazing, invasive species, wildfire, energy development and other human land uses. Tell the BLM now is the time to strengthen its plans to take positive steps to ensure that sage-grouse are protected for future generations.
Oregon's Senator Jeff Merkley recently introduced the Sutton Mountain and Painted Hills Area Preservation and Economic Enhancement Act of 2015 to protect 58,000 acres as wilderness. Help this bill move through Congress by asking Senator Merkley, Senator Ron Wyden and Congressman Greg Walden to work together to pass this important bill.
With nearly 2 million acres of wildlands and hundreds of miles of Wild & Scenic rivers, Oregon's Owyhee Canyonlands represents the largest conservation opportunity remaining in the lower 48 states. Take action today to ask your Senators to help permanently protect this spectacular landscape!
The Greater Hart-Sheldon Region is one of the best large intact sagebrush-steppe ecosystems left in the West. It's also a wildlife mecca, home to pronghorn antelope, Greater sage-grouse, mule deer and hundreds of other species. Please encourage the Secretary of the Interior to preserve this special region and wildlife by implementing more consistent protections across agency boundaries.
Protected public lands are an integral part of our quality of life and our economy in Central Oregon, yet treasured places such as Steelhead Falls and Alder Springs still lack permanent protection. Join ONDA in urging local leaders to support permanent protection for Whychus-Deschutes!
The Lower John Day River is truly amazing! Its world class rapids, meandering bends and native fish runs draw more than 10,000 visitors annually.This stretch of river is buffered by the 54,300-acre Lower John Day Wilderness Proposal lands which are in need of permanent protection to ensure that future generations get to experience them as we do today.