Stories and News from ONDA

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Take Part in a Conservation Convo

Want to make sure you’re using your voice effectively for the desert you love? Take part in one of these two upcoming events.

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Fences in the High Desert

620,000 miles — enough to stretch around the earth nearly 25 times. That is the estimated number of miles of fencing currently crisscrossing the American West, according to researchers at […]

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2022 Lineup

Join us on Friday, September 30, 2022 for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, presented by E2 Solar. This year’s festival will be hosted at the Tower Theatre in Bend, […]

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Where-To:
See Wildflowers on Steens Mountain

Over 1,000 vascular plant species have been recorded at Steens Mountain. And, in mid-summer, you can expect wildflowers to be reaching their peak, with paintbrush, balsamroot, fireweed, stonecrop (uplands and […]

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Lithium Mining in Oregon

Author: Anne White  |  Published: July 7, 2022  |  Category: In the News In the far southeastern corner of Oregon lies an undulating sagebrush sea peppered with native wildflowers, carved […]

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2022 Tribal Stewards hit the desert

Author: Beth Macinko  |  Published: July 1, 2022  |  Category: Profile The 2022 Tribal Stewards crew is in the desert! For a third summer, a motivated group of Indigenous young […]

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My Desert Adventure: Lake Abert

Author: Medina Glenn | Published: June 16, 2022 | Category: My Desert Adventure We were in an impressionable state of mind, as we drove south on Highway 31 toward Summer […]

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The Power in Speaking Up Together

Author: Lace Thornberg | Published: June 14, 2022 | Category: In the News  Anyone who cares about climate change, biodiversity loss and other environmental issues will at times feel overwhelmed. […]

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Where-To:
Soak Up Long Summer Days

For a Perfect Summer Day, Head to a Desert River With the sun rising before 6 am and twilight extending after 9 pm, summer days leave plenty of space for […]

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Ten Barrier-Free Trails
in Eastern Oregon

Author: William Sullivan  |  Published: May 27, 2022  |  Category: Where-To For people of all physical abilities looking to explore new trails on the dry side of the Cascades, these […]

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