About Us

Sage Brown   Website

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Sage-grouse Mating Dance

Sage-grouse Mating Dance

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Oregon’s first desert wilderness

Oregon’s first desert wilderness

Steens Mountain: Oregon’s first desert wilderness

On October 30, 2000, Congress passed the Steens Mountain Cooperative Management and Protection Act, finishing the work that had taken ONDA and the other members of the Steens-Alvord Coalition decades  

Steens Mountain is a land of startling contrasts: dramatic u-shaped

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Cottonwood Canyon Riparian Soundscape

Cottonwood Canyon Riparian Soundscape

Accomplishments

In 1987, a group of community members based in and around Bend, Oregon realized that the high desert lands and waters they loved had no one dedicated to their protection. […]

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Sage Brown   Website

Our Community

Oregon Natural Desert Association is a community of people dedicated to conserving the high desert. It might be the scent of sagebrush, or the desert sun’s warmth. It could be […]

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Kristin Wolter

Contact Us

 For general inquiries, email onda@onda.org or call (541) 330-2638. See below for a staff directory.

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Tim Neville

Publications

ONDA provides interested community members with inspiration to get out and enjoy the desert, and the information and tools necessary to understand what is happening to their public lands.

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Sean Bagshaw   Website

Sean Bagshaw   Website

Our Staff

As a staff, we are steadfast in our commitment to protect, defend, and restore Oregon’s high desert alongside our members and supporters. Together with the passion and commitment of a […]

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