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Rich cultural history at Rimrock Draw Shelter

Rich cultural history at Rimrock Draw Shelter

Participants in an ONDA-sponsored archeological hike experienced the excitement of discovery and awe of antiquity at Rimrock Draw Rockshelter recently with Dr. Pat O’Grady, University of Oregon archeologist. Rimrock Draw is a recently discovered archeological site near Burns that is upending our understanding of prehistory in eastern Oregon, putting habitation at possibly 16,000 years ago.

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Events & Field Trips

Wild Desert Calendar Gallery

January 19, 2017

Join the Oregon Natural Desert Association and Keen Footwear for an evening photo gallery with images of pristine high desert landscapes, and the release of our 2017 Wild Desert Calendar.


Discover the Oregon Desert Trail in Portland

January 25, 2017

Do you need inspiration for that next backpacking trip? Join the Oregon Natural Desert Association at REI for an introduction to one of the newest long distance trails in the country: the Oregon Desert Trail. This 750 mile route traverses some stunning natural features in the high desert like the Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge, Steens Mountain, and the Owyhee Canyonlands.

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