Encourage Rep. Bentz to protect Sutton Mountain

Mark Darnell

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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

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Stewardship Pronghorn Fence

Stewardship Pronghorn Fence

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Cottonwood Canyon Riparian Soundscape

Cottonwood Canyon Riparian Soundscape

Encourage Rep. Bentz to protect Sutton Mountain

On November 3, 2021, Oregon’s U.S. Senators Merkley and Wyden introduced legislation to establish a Sutton Mountain National Monument. And Representative Bentz is also key to conserving this iconic landscape. […]

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Sign on to shape the future of the John Day River Basin

In the heart of the John Day country, the Prineville District of the Bureau of Land Management has drafted a plan to work with willing private landowners to acquire and […]

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Beech Creek Riparian Planting

Join ONDA in a riparian planting effort in partnership with the Burns Paiute Tribe to improve native fish habitat on Beech Creek, a tributary of the John Day River.

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Hay Creek Fence Pull

Join ONDA to remove two miles of fence along Hay Creek, part of Cottonwood Canyon State Park, to restore wildlife habitat and remove unnecessary materials. The work will involve removing staples and clips, cutting and rolling wire, pulling fence posts and removing wildlife exclosure fencing.

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Ruby Creek Riparian Planting

Riparian plantings are a great way to improve fish and wildlife habitat. They provide cooler water for native fish and increase a landscape’s capacity to store and clean water. This […]

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Soak Up Long Summer Days

For a Perfect Summer Day, Head to a Desert River With the sun rising before 6 am and twilight extending after 9 pm, summer days leave plenty of space for […]

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Ruby Creek Riparian Planting

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Fall 2022 Stewardship Trip Preview

Registration Opens June 1 Do you enjoy fall colors? Crisp days and starry nights? You will love the variety of stewardship opportunities ONDA is offering in the high desert this […]

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A Closer Look at the Proposed Sutton Mountain National Monument

Author: Mark Salvo  |  Published: March 1, 2022  |  Category: In the News  In November 2021, Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden introduced the Sutton Mountain and Painted Hills […]

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