Stories and News from ONDA

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2022 In Review

Oregon’s high desert is an exceptional landscape, and the people who love it and protect it are feisty, passionate, and deeply committed to conservation. The high desert is also a […]

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12 Ways to Connect with the Desert

And, just like that, the first few snowfalls have arrived in Oregon’s high desert. While there are plenty of ways to enjoy winter in the desert, many of us will […]

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Saving the Owyhee from Jet Fighters, Sonic Booms and Flammable Flares

Author: Mark Salvo  |  Published: November 1, 2022  |  Category: Coming Up File this under “looming threat”: ONDA has learned that the U.S. Air Force may release its final plan […]

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Another Successful Tribal Stewards Field Season Complete

For the 2022 Tribal Stewards crew, working in different places and seeing the varied scenery of Oregon was a definite highlight, but the mosquitoes, well … not so much. Tribal […]

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12 Explorers We’d Love to Bump Into on the Oregon Desert Trail

Authors: Renee Patrick and Lace Thornberg  |  Published: October 25, 2022  |  Category: Profile Go out for a long hike in Oregon’s high desert and you will see more pronghorn […]

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35 Years of Desert Care

Authors: Jeremy Austin, Mac Lacy, Gena Goodman-Campbell and Lace Thornberg  |  Published: October 21, 2022 This is a story about people who noticed a problem and chose to act. It […]

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How-to: Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Oregon’s High Desert

Author: Lace Thornberg  |  Published: October 6, 2022  |  Category: How-To ONDA’s conservation work occurs on the traditional and ceded lands of the Northern Paiute, Wasco, Warm Springs, Bannock, Shoshone, […]

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Another Owyhee Canyonlands Milestone

Author: Ryan Houston  |  Published: October 4, 2022  |  Category:  In The News Another Milestone for the Owyhee Canyonlands It’s not hard to get lost in the deeply forked, meandering […]

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Fall Planting Trips

Author: Gena Goodman-Campbell  |  Published: October 3, 2022  |  Category: Notes from the Field Desert streams and rivers are the lifeblood of Oregon’s high desert, but many of these essential […]

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Desert Ramblings

Published continuously since 1988, Oregon Natural Desert Association’s newsletter has kept our members informed about public lands news and shared countless intriguing facts about the plants and animals that inhabit […]

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