Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Fence Pull
September 13 @ 5:00 pm - September 16 @ 10:00 am
The Malheur National Wildlife Refuge provides thousands of acres of critical habitat for avian species. On this trip, we’ll stay near the historic Double O Ranch under the backdrop of Iron Mountain and work nearby to remove obsolete fence. Volunteers will camp, hike, restore and explore this incredible area.
Obsolete barbed wire fences present barriers to wildlife movement and fragment landscapes. On this stewardship trip, volunteers will help to remove almost two miles of fence within the Refuge.
Volunteers will use hand tools to remove barbed wire, fence posts and rock jacks from the landscape. No previous experience is required. ONDA will provide all necessary training in order to conduct the fence removal.
Trip highlights include incredible wildlife viewing, opportunity to explore a region rich in human history, and completing important work that will benefit wildlife for decades to come.
Challenges include varying tasks associated with fence removal, and working in weather that could range from shadeless heat to windy, rainy and cold.