Category: Profile

Look Back: A Summer Desert Oasis

Author: Haley Tobiason  |  Published: October 30, 2023  | Category: Look Back  Reflections from a season of surveying at Lake Abert Rounding the corner of Oregon’s Highway 58, nestled underneath […]

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2022 Conservationist of the Year

Meet Mary McCord, ONDA’s 2022 Conservationist of the Year If you attended an ONDA event this year, chances are that Mary McCord was working behind the scenes to make sure […]

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12 Explorers We’d Love to Bump Into on the Oregon Desert Trail

Authors: Renee Patrick and Lace Thornberg  |  Published: October 25, 2022  |  Category: Profile Go out for a long hike in Oregon’s high desert and you will see more pronghorn […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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