Native American Heritage Month

Vince Ready

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Stewardship Fence Building Timelapse

Stewardship Fence Building Timelapse

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Scott Bowler, ONDA member from Portland

Scott Bowler, ONDA member from Portland

The desert speaks for itself, but very softly. I support ONDA to promote and enable discovery of the amazing beauty and recreational opportunities of the high desert by much broader groups of people; and most especially to protect forever the full and diverse landscape of the Owyhee Canyonlands, a place without parallel or equal in our country.”

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Helen Harbin on Wildlife

Helen Harbin on Wildlife

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 […]

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A Love Story:
Mary Powell & Harv Hillis

Author: Lace Thornberg  |  Published: September 28, 2021  |  Category: Profile Many people contribute their time, talent and passion to make desert conservation successful. Today, we introduce you to two […]

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How To: Go from Desert Hiker
to Desert Steward

Hello, you! Did you know that the Oregon Desert Trail was made for you? ONDA crafted this route connecting all the most beautiful places in the high desert with this […]

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Reimagine Your Public Lands

Author: Lace Thornberg  |   Published: July 14, 2021  |  Updated: September 17, 2021 | Category: In the News National Public Lands Day is celebrated annually on the fourth Saturday in […]

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Goals for the New Year

Each new year presents new opportunities to pursue our vision for Oregon’s high desert as a place where eight million acres of conserved public lands provide essential habitat for fish […]

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Meet Joanna Zhang

A Conservation Leader in the Making Please allow us to introduce our newest staff member, Joanna Zhang, who will be serving as our Conservation Fellow for the next two years. […]

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Conserving Your Connection

“One of my biggest personal feelings of loss for this terrible pandemic is that I had to give up these ONDA field trips.” When ONDA had to cancel our field-based […]

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The Perfect Gift
for Everyone on Your List

Author: Lace Thornberg  |  Updated: November 16, 2021  |  Category: How-To One Gift For Everyone on Your List Looking for a gift that is … beautiful, non-perishable, one size fits […]

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Healthy Escapism

“A Year in Oregon’s High Desert” offers escapism you can feel good about Feeling stressed? A dose of natural beauty could help.   Studies have shown that spending time in a […]

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Walking the High Desert

A new book about the Oregon Desert Trail debuts this month: Walking the High Desert: Encounters with Rural America along the Oregon Desert Trail, written by Ellen Waterston, published by […]

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