Category: In the News

The Essential Pronghorn Corridor in the Greater Hart-Sheldon

The Greater Hart-Sheldon region straddles the Oregon-Nevada border and provides essential habitat for pronghorn, as well as hundreds of other sagebrush-dependent plants and animals. In 2016, the region supported more than […]

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Lithium Mining in Oregon

Author: Anne White  |  Published: July 7, 2022  |  Category: In the News In the far southeastern corner of Oregon lies an undulating sagebrush sea peppered with native wildflowers, carved […]

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The Power in Speaking Up Together

Author: Lace Thornberg | Published: June 14, 2022 | Category: In the News  Anyone who cares about climate change, biodiversity loss and other environmental issues will at times feel overwhelmed. […]

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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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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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New National Monument Proposed for Sutton Mountain

On November 3, 2021, Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden introduced the Sutton Mountain and Painted Hills Area Wildfire Resiliency Preservation and Economic Enhancement Act in Congress today. This legislation […]

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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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Climate change. Drought. Wildfire.

Author: Jeremy Austin  |  Published: July 13, 2021  |  Category: In the News Each morning, as Google populates my inbox with news stories from across the Sagebrush Sea, one word […]

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America the Beautiful

Reaction to the Biden administration’s 30 by 30 report In May 2021, the Biden administration published “Conserving and Restoring  America the Beautiful,” a highly anticipated report on the president’s commitment to […]

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