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.
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Great Basin Spadefoot Toads – a sleepy chorus
Western Meadowlark Dawn Chorus
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Each year, hundreds of Oregon Natural Desert Association volunteers protect and restore the public lands of Oregon’s high desert. You might find yourself restoring streams, improving trails, mailing thank you […]
Speak up for Oregon’s high desert. Every one of us must be an advocate for the lands and wildlife we love or risk losing them forever. Take action today to […]