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Native American Heritage Month

Author: Lace Thornberg  |  Published: November 22, 2021  |  Category: In the News November is Native American Heritage Month In Oregon and throughout the Americas, Indigenous communities’ connection to the land has endured from time immemorial to this day. As we mark Native American Heritage Day on Friday, November 26, 2021, ONDA encourages you...

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10 Ways to Immerse
Yourself in the Desert

Author: Corinne Handelman |  Published: November 17, 2021  |  Category: Look Back Choose your desert immersion adventure  It’s officially “shoulder season.” Autumn is past its prime; winter hasn’t fully arrived. We’ve pulled together 10 resources that will allow you to immerse yourself in the desert in this transition between seasons. Choose from the...

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Your responses are in!

Author: Corinne Handelman |  Published: November 11, 2021  |  Category: Look Back The results of our most recent member survey This fall, we asked you — ONDA members — what’s most important to you about supporting desert conservation, and we were overwhelmed by your responses. Over 525 of you replied to our latest member...

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New National Monument Proposed for Sutton Mountain

On November 3, 2021, Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden introduced the Sutton Mountain and Painted Hills Area Wildfire Resiliency Preservation and Economic Enhancement Act in Congress today. This legislation would establish a new Sutton Mountain National Monument to conserve public lands, waters and wildlife in central Oregon. This 66,000-acre proposal includes iconic Sutton...

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Stories from the Oregon Desert Trail

Author: Renee Patrick  |  Published: November 1, 2021  |  Category: Where-to Getting ready to go on a day-long, week-long or month-long adventure on the Oregon Desert Trail? You can learn so much by seeing how other people’s journeys have unfolded since this ambitious route made its debut in 2014. We promise you’ll pick up...

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