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ONDA strives to provide citizens with the information and tools necessary to understand what is happening to their public lands.

Press Contacts

Brent Fenty
Executive Director
Phone: 541-330-2638
Cell: 541-678-1974
Dan Morse
Conservation Director
Phone: 541-330-2638
Mac Lacy
Senior Attorney
Phone: 503-525-8295
Ben Gordon
John Day Coordinator
Phone: 541-330-2638
Gena Goodman-Campbell
Central Oregon Coordinator
Phone: 541-330-2638
Heidi Hagemeier
Communications Coordinator
Phone: 541-330-2638
Nick Dobric
Greater Hart-Sheldon Program Manager
Phone: 541-330-2638

Press Releases

Aug 27, 2014
Learn about desert hiking, paddling and more through online trip reports
Exploring Oregon’s high desert and the roughly 800-mile Oregon Desert Trail just became easier, as the Oregon Natural Desert Association (ONDA) has unveiled a new area of its website devoted to trip reports.
Aug 14, 2014
Three great events in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act
ONDA is putting on three events for Wilderness Weekend in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act: the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, the 27th Desert Conference and the WilderFest Block Party.
Aug 07, 2014
‘Seven Wonders of Sutton Mountain’ campaign, webpage highlight incredible recreation opportunities and natural diversity in John Day River country
The Painted Hills -- one of Oregon's Seven Wonders -- is undoubtedly amazing, but right next door is a place brimming with similar beauty and ample recreation opportunity: Sutton Mountain. Discover here The Seven Wonders of Sutton Mountain, the perfect complement to the Painted Hills Unit of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.
Jun 19, 2014
Registration is now underway for the Oregon Natural Desert Association’s 27th Desert Conference, which brings together scientists, ranchers, artists and others who work, think and play in the high desert. The biannual conference will take place Sept. 19-20, 2014 in downtown Bend, Oregon.

Press Clips

Nov 21, 2013
The Bulletin
ONDA Executive Director Brent Fenty and Roaring Springs Ranch General Manager Stacy Davies agree on the importance of Greater sage-grouse to those who work and play in eastern Oregon.
Jan 04, 2013
The Oregonian
A letter to the editor responds to a recent editorial in the Oregonian about the Cathedral Rock and Horse Heaven Wilderness proposal on the John Day River.
Dec 30, 2012
The Bend Bulletin
A letter to the editor counters suggestions from two western congressmen that we begin selling off our public lands to pay down the national debt.
Oct 06, 2012
The Oregonian
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Bend, OR 97702
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