Hootenanny at Home

Hootenanny at Home

While this won’t be our usual barn-stomping party in Bend or Portland, we’re bringing the celebratory mood of our annual High Desert Hootenanny straight into your living room with this virtual event – the Hootenanny at Home. Register now and we’ll send you a custom party package, including our desert-inspired drink menu and party...

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Six Unique Ways to Give

An inky night sky studded with endless stars. Quirky sage-grouse dancing at dawn. A soothing soak in a peaceful hot spring. Discovering delicate desert blooms. Spotting soaring migratory birds. Sage-green vistas that stretch out for miles and miles.  Scenes like these – which you can see in the photos below – are just a...

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Canceled: Deschutes River Ranch Riparian Restoration

Day trips over the course of the week planting trees along the Deschutes River.

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Worthy Brewing Pint Night

ONDA is the featured nonprofit at Worthy Brewing’s February Pint Night! Join us from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 4 at Worthy Brewing’s main pub to enjoy a beer while giving back to Oregon’s high desert. Connect with desert enthusiasts and hear about timely opportunities to stand up for Oregon’s wild places and wildlife....

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Volunteer Opportunity: Worthy Brewing Pint Night

ONDA is the featured nonprofit at Worthy Brewing’s February Pint Night! Join us from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 4 at Worthy Brewing’s main pub where we’ll be sharing information about Oregon’s high desert and connecting interested community members with our work. Enjoy a delicious local beverage while supporting high desert conservation in our...

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Volunteer Opportunity: Discover the Wild Owyhee

Join us on Monday, March 9 from 5:15 – 9 p.m. at the Tower Theatre for the second event in the High Desert Speaker Series in Bend! Volunteers will share information about ONDA and connect community members with our work. And, you’ll be able to follow along as Corie Harlan, ONDA’s Owyhee Coordinator takes...

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Volunteer Opportunity: The Remarkable Clouds over Oregon’s High Desert

Join us on Tuesday, February 11 from 5:15 – 9 p.m. at the Tower Theatre for the first installment of the High Desert Speaker Series in Bend! Volunteers will share information about ONDA and connect community members with our work. You’ll also hear from author and naturalist Maria Mudd Ruth and ONDA’s Policy Manager,...

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Bingo For a Cause

Join ONDA at The Lot on Monday, December 9 for an evening of bingo in support of high desert conservation! Play bingo, advocate for wild places and learn more about Oregon’s high desert. A portion of the evening’s proceeds will be donated to ONDA to support vital conservation and restoration initiatives in the region....

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Opt Outside,
Act for Desert Rivers

Escape the Black Friday crowds and #OptOutside to a wild river near you! Sen. Ron Wyden is asking Oregonians to help him develop legislation to protect Oregon’s most special rivers, and he wants to hear from YOU. The day after Thanksgiving is the perfect opportunity to take your family and friends on a hike...

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The Remarkable Clouds over Oregon’s High Desert

Join author Maria Mudd Ruth as she takes you on a tour of clouds in Oregon’s high desert and the wide-open, wild landscapes that make for spectacular cloud viewing. Learn what makes the clouds so dynamic, so varied, and so universally appealing. How do clouds take shape? Is there an easy way to learn...

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