Take Part in a Conservation Convo

Robert Tilley

Want to make sure you’re using your voice effectively for the desert you love? Join us at our next Conservation Convo event.


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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Found only in North America, where it is the most common wildcat, the bobcat takes its common name from its stubby, or “bobbed,” tail. The cats range in length from two to four feet and weigh 14 to 29 pounds. Bobcats mainly hunt rabbits and hares, but they will also eat rodents, birds, bats, and even adult deer.

Latin name: Lynx rufus fasciatus



Oregon Desert Trail Map

Oregon Desert Trail Map

Conservation Convo

October 12, 2022 | 5 to 7 pm | ONDA headquarters, 50 SW Bond Street, Bend, OR

At this Conservation Convo, staff will offer brief presentations between 5:50pm and 6:00pm on our key campaigns and initiatives, and you will have opportunities to dive into the details and take action throughout the evening.

Complimentary cold beverages, including beer donated by Deschutes Brewery, and light snacks will be served to keep you fueled for conservation.

No RSVP needed for this in-person event. Join us on October 12, and feel free to bring a friend.

For a reminder to attend, subscribe to ONDA’s e-newsletter.