Public Land Leaders

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Our Public Land Leaders program makes it simple and fun for you to talk with your friends and family about public lands in Oregon’s high desert and encourage others to speak up for our land. By becoming a Public Land Leader in your community, you can help grow the chorus of voices speaking up on behalf of our public lands.


Discover Desert Pronghorn

Discover Desert Pronghorn


Western Rattlesnake

Western Rattlesnake

Also known as the Great Basin Rattlesnake, these pit vipers have buff-tan coloring and small, oval blotches to blend into their arid surroundings. Small heat-sensing indentations on each side of the snake’s snout detects warm-blooded prey for better striking accuracy in the dark. Source: The Oregon Encyclopedia

Latin name: Crotalus oreganus lutosus


Sarah Graham, Sage Sustainers Member

Sarah Graham, Sage Sustainers Member

“I contribute to ONDA monthly because it adds up to a larger annual gift than what I’d be able to comfortably afford if I were to do a simple one-time donation annually. I’m able to give more to ONDA this way and have greater impact which is important to me, and my dog Polly.”

Are you ready to step up for your public lands? Sign up here for more information.

Sign up for more info about becoming a Public Land Leader


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Let us make leading easy

You don’t need to be an expert to lead a discussion about public lands, and you don’t need to stress about the planning.

We’ll send you a helpful checklist of the steps to hosting a get-together with friends.

To thank you for your leadership, we will even cover the cost of your first get-together! You read that right—you get your friends together to talk about public lands, and the food and drinks are on us!

Our toolkit includes postcards and letter writing worksheets, several copies of our guide to public lands in Oregon’s high desert and a handbook with a framework for leading a fun and productive discussion about public lands.

Download the handbook now.