Take Action for Your Rivers and Lands
Wild places add tremendous value to the quality of life in Oregon. Protecting our desert landscapes safeguards our cultural history, protects some of Oregon's most critical watersheds, and promotes the recovery of our state's iconic fish species. In our busy world, we need wide open landscapes for solitude, recreation and to soothe our souls.
Take action today to support the preservation of Oregon's natural wonders!
Several state representatives in the Oregon Legislature have introduced a bill that would take the first step toward removing Oregon’s public lands from public ownership – a move that moneyed special interests have pushed in state legislatures across the West.
Now more than ever, our elected officials need to hear your voice in support of our public lands.
With 2.5 million acres of wildlands and hundreds of miles of Wild & Scenic rivers, Oregon's Owyhee Canyonlands represents the largest conservation opportunity remaining in the lower 48 states. Ask your senators today to help permanently protect this spectacular landscape!
Protected public lands are an integral part of our quality of life and our economy in Central Oregon, yet treasured places such as Steelhead Falls and Alder Springs still lack permanent protection. Join ONDA in urging local leaders to support permanent protection for Whychus-Deschutes!
Oregon's Senator Jeff Merkley recently introduced the Sutton Mountain and Painted Hills Area Preservation and Economic Enhancement Act of 2015 to protect 58,000 acres as wilderness. Help this bill move through Congress by asking Senator Merkley and Senator Ron Wyden to work together to pass this important bill.
The Lower John Day River is truly amazing! Its world class rapids, meandering bends and native fish runs draw more than 10,000 visitors annually.This stretch of river is buffered by the 54,300-acre Lower John Day Wilderness Proposal lands which are in need of permanent protection to ensure that future generations get to experience them as we do today.
This year the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is amending its Resource Management Plan (RMP) in both the Greater Hart-Sheldon Region and the Owyhee Canyonlands.The amendment processes will make important decisions that impact how these eastern Oregon treasures are managed for the next several decades. At the heart of the plan is public participation, take action now to ensure public lands management reflects public opinion.