Category: How-To

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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Multi-Sport Adventures
Along the Oregon Desert Trail

Author: Renee Patrick  | Updated: August 17, 2021  |  Category: How-to Hiking may be the most common way to approach the 750-mile Oregon Desert Trail, but there are many other […]

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Multi-Day Loop Hikes
Along the Oregon Desert Trail

Author: Renee Patrick  | Updated: August 17, 2021  |  Category: How-to Longing for an adventure that will have you away from home for several nights? In this post, we are […]

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How-to: Playa Like a Pro

Author: Renee Patrick  | Published: August 12, 2021  |  Category: How-to The Alvord Desert Wilderness Study Area is an iconic attraction in Oregon’s high desert. The 50-mile long Steens Mountain […]

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How To:
Photograph Birds in the Desert

Author: Tara Lemezis  |  Published Date: May 3, 2021  |  Category: How-To    The variety of bird species in the desert is truly unparalleled and, depending on the time of […]

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Start 2021 Anew

Author: Corinne Handelman  |  Published: January 10, 2021  |  Category: How-To Fresh Ideas for your New Years Resolutions If living through 2020 taught us anything, we have reinforced lessons on […]

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Winter Wildlife Watching

By Scott Bowler What’s there to do in the desert in the winter? Watch wildlife! In many ways, especially at lower elevations, winter’s cold weather can provide some great hiking […]

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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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Add Your Voice

Author: Corie Harlan  |  Published: November 20, 2020  |  Updated: May 13, 2021  |  Category: How-To The Malheur Community Empowerment for the Owyhee Act provides Malheur County with vital economic development […]

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Six Alternative Ways to Give

Author: Claire Cekander  |  Updated:  November 22, 2022  |  Category: How-To  Eastern Oregon is home to extraordinarily intact sagebrush steppe, rushing waters that support abundant wildlife, a night sky studded […]

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