Clarno Willow Harvest #4

Clarno Willow Harvest #4

Every year, ONDA volunteers plant thousands of willow, cottonwood and other shrub and tree species to help restore habitat in eastern Oregon.  This work begins when volunteers go to the nursery to collect the sticks that will later be planted. To harvest sticks, volunteers will use loppers and snips to cut 3-foot and 6-foot...

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Clarno Willow Harvest #4

Join us at the beautiful Clarno Nursery as we prepare willows for spring planting!

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Clarno Willow Harvest #3

Join the winter tradition of harvesting willows at the Clarno Nursery for use in restoration projects this spring!

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Clarno Willow Harvest #1

Join the winter tradition of harvesting willows at the Clarno Nursery for use in restoration projects this spring!

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Clarno Willow Harvest #2

Join the winter tradition of harvesting willows at the Clarno Nursery for use in restoration projects this spring!

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Boots, Bikes, and Boats in Eastern Oregon | Hillsboro

Oregon Desert Trail Coordinator Renee Patrick will share ideas for your next hiking, biking or boating adventure for an immersive journey into multiple unique high desert landscapes. When planning your next outdoor trip, consider looking east for a new desert adventure and a sense of solitude. Learn about opportunities in and around the Steens...

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Boots, Bikes, and Boats in Eastern Oregon | Salem-Keizer

Oregon Desert Trail Coordinator Renee Patrick will share ideas for your next hiking, biking or boating adventure for an immersive journey into multiple unique high desert landscapes. When planning your next outdoor trip, consider looking east for a new desert adventure and a sense of solitude. Learn about opportunities in and around the Steens...

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Boots, Bikes, and Boats in Eastern Oregon | Eugene

Oregon Desert Trail Coordinator Renee Patrick will share ideas for your next hiking, biking or boating adventure for an immersive journey into multiple unique high desert landscapes. When planning your next outdoor trip, consider looking east for a new desert adventure and a sense of solitude. Learn about opportunities in and around the Steens...

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Autumn – The Best Time to Visit Oregon’s Desert?

Spring, summer and winter are all strong contenders, but there’s mounting evidence that autumn could be the very best season to visit Oregon’s high desert. Consider … Temperature – Daytime highs are in the 70s, not the dripping-brow 90s and nighttime lows are in the lovely-for- sleeping 30s, not the teens. Color – Yes,...

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Boots, Bikes and Boats in Eastern Oregon

As central Oregon’s trails become more and more popular, consider looking east for that next adventure and a sense of solitude. Learn about opportunities in and around the Steens Mountain Wilderness, Fremont-Winema National Forest and John Day River region. Oregon Desert Trail Coordinator Renee Patrick will share ideas for your next hiking, biking or...

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