Did you know that nearly half of Oregon is high desert? At Oregon Natural Desert Association, we strive to connect people to this incredible region. Come explore eastern Oregon with us.
Find out how ONDA ensures that the American public lands in Oregon’s high desert remain in public hands and are thoughtfully utilized.
Our stewardship program involves thousands of Oregonians in on-the-ground work that improves the high desert for both people and wildlife.
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Meet ONDA’s board of directors, and learn about our members and supporters.
Hear from passionate and eloquent storytellers and gain new insights into ONDA's projects and campaigns.
Check out our maps, Wild Desert Calendars, Desert Ramblings, and reports.
Scroll through our key achievements since our founding in 1987.
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The Oregon Desert Trail ties into two National Recreation Trails: the Fremont National Recreation Trail and Desert Trail.
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