Another Owyhee Canyonlands Milestone

Aaron Reddecliffe

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Durlin Hicock, Alice Elshoff Award winner

Durlin Hicock, Alice Elshoff Award winner

“Protecting public land is part of my spiritual being. It’s central to my identity to be in wilderness and to see it protected.” Durlin is proud to protect public lands for future generations, saying, “The highlight of my childhood was our family’s weekend outdoor trips. I look forward to my grandchildren having similar experiences outside in their lifetimes, and it wouldn’t be possible without ONDA.”

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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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Great Horned Owls and Western Screech Owls

Great Horned Owls and Western Screech Owls

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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Lake Abert: What’s the Solution?

Author: Ryan Houston  |  Published: May 5, 2022  | Category: Deep Dive   Lake Abert was catapulted onto the front pages in January when in-depth reporting by The Oregonian exposed a […]

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A Justice, Equity and Inclusion Update

Author: Ryan Houston  |  Published: June 18, 2021  |  Category: In the News, Looking Back, Looking Ahead Today, our country is observing Juneteenth as a federal holiday for the first […]

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Standing against
racism and injustice

Dear ONDA members: The recent, senseless murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd and the threat of violence against Christian Cooper have shaken all of us. The protests […]

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How Much Wilderness Do We Need?

In a recent editorial, The Bulletin asked a good question: “how much land does Oregon have that is appropriate for wilderness?” The answer is a lot. A heckuva lot. In […]

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