Stories and News from ONDA

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Dark Night Skies in the High Desert

Author: Renee Patrick  |  Published: March 21, 2022  |  Category: Profile Meet ONDA volunteer Rachel Kato and learn more about her contribution to help people understand the importance of the […]

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A Closer Look at the Proposed Sutton Mountain National Monument

Author: Mark Salvo  |  Published: March 1, 2022  |  Category: In the News  In November 2021, Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden introduced the Sutton Mountain and Painted Hills […]

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Lake Abert At Risk

Author: Anne White  |  Published Date: February 2, 2022  |  Category: In the News Following The Oregonian’s investigative reporting about the State of Oregon’s mismanagement of Lake Abert, many people […]

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Meet Reid Williams

ONDA’s 2021 Conservationist of the Year Often the most important contributions to conservation are not the flashiest actions, but quiet acts of service. Luckily, people like Reid Williams see the […]

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Meet Mary Powell

Author: Allison Crotty  |  Published: February 2, 2022  |  Category: Profile ONDA’s 2021 Alice Elshoff Award Recipient Mary Powell is a woman of many talents. Need to spruce up an […]

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In Memory of Devon Comstock

Author: Gena Goodman-Campbell  |  Published: January 31, 2022  |  Category: Profile At the end of 2021, we lost a former staff person and longtime member of the ONDA community, Devon […]

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The House of the Birds

This essay was written by Devon Comstock in June of 2010 while she was working for Oregon Natural Desert Association, following a trip into the West Little Owyhee. Special thanks […]

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Wonders by Day and Night

Author: Scott Bowler  |  Published: January 14, 2022  |  Category: Where-to    A  month-by-month guide to appreciating Oregon’s high desert As the tenth largest state in the union, Oregon offers […]

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Meet Lily Pifferini-Carter

In 2021, ONDA launched the Hillis Internship, a paid internship program that offers young people a more equitable pathway to become our next conservation leaders. Lily Pifferini-Carter started in October […]

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2021 in Review

Every year, the steadfast and tenacious support of desert advocates like you makes it possible to reach new milestones and realize long-term conservation goals. With 2021 coming to a close, […]

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