Category: Profile

Where Are They Now

Meet Five Former ONDA Law Clerks and Interns Making the World a Better Place It takes a village to protect, defend, and restore Oregon’s sagebrush wildlands. All of ONDA’s work […]

Read More

2022 Tribal Stewards hit the desert

Author: Beth Macinko  |  Published: July 1, 2022  |  Category: Profile The 2022 Tribal Stewards crew is in the desert! For a third summer, a motivated group of Indigenous young […]

Read More

My Desert Adventure: Lake Abert

Author: Medina Glenn | Published: June 16, 2022 | Category: My Desert Adventure We were in an impressionable state of mind, as we drove south on Highway 31 toward Summer […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Streamside Story: John Hartog

Author: Joanna Zhang  |  Published: September 28, 2021  |  Category: Profiles “I guess I would describe myself as an urban dwelling nature lover, an advocate for native ecosystem conservation, and […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Meet Legacy Donors John Bauman
and Jenny Zimmerman

Author: Corinne Handelman  |  Published: August 2, 2021  |  Category: Profile Exploring creative ways to advance desert conservation For John Bauman and Jenny Zimmerman, retiring to Central Oregon felt like […]

Read More