Eastern Oregon is an incredible place to live, work and explore, with thousands of stories just waiting to be revealed.
ONDA’s popular High Desert Speaker Series features knowledgeable and inspiring storytellers who bring the intriguing aspects of this vast region to light.
So far in 2018, we’ve dived into the region’s geologic history, the intersection of recreation and advocacy, the history of the Warm Springs Tribe, and desert restoration through talks hosted in Portland and Bend.
New this year, the High Desert Speaker Series will continue eastward and into summer, with a series of talks in Eastern Oregon communities running from July to September. These upcoming events will cover wildfire, the public lands economy and riparian restoration.
Read on for a recap of the events held so far in Portland and Bend, and watch our events calendar for the next dates in the series.