High Desert Hootenanny: Portland

High Desert Hootenanny: Portland

Join Oregon Natural Desert Association’s annual celebration of desert conservation! Raise a glass to celebrate the wonders of Oregon’s high desert and recent conservation success at ONDA’s High Desert Hootenanny […]

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2022 Lineup

Join us on Friday, September 30, 2022 for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, presented by E2 Solar. This year’s festival will be hosted at the Tower Theatre in Bend, […]

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Reclaiming Conservation

Kicking off ONDA’s 2022 High Desert Speaker Series is a conversation with filmmaker Faith E. Briggs. For years, Faith would run through the streets of Brooklyn each morning, before turning […]

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Your responses are in!

Author: Corinne Handelman |  Published: November 11, 2021  |  Category: Look Back The results of our most recent member survey This fall, we asked you — ONDA members — what’s […]

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Meet ONDA’s Development Team

Author: Corinne Handelman  |  Published: July 7, 2021  |  Category: Profile These five members of ONDA’s staff keep you connected to desert conservation year-round. Allison Crotty, Development Director What I […]

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Six Alternative Ways to Give

Author: Claire Cekander  |  Updated:  November 22, 2022  |  Category: How-To  Eastern Oregon is home to extraordinarily intact sagebrush steppe, rushing waters that support abundant wildlife, a night sky studded […]

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High Desert Speaker Series
Bigger and Better in 2020

Each year, ONDA’s High Desert Speaker Series highlights the wildlife, geology, culture, history, recreation and other unique and worthy-of-protection elements of Oregon’s high desert. In 2019, we were amazed by […]

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Meet Felice Kelly

Passionate desert advocate Since moving to Oregon in 2016, Felice Kelly discovered Oregon’s dry side and was immediately inspired, saying, “Once I made it out to the high desert, I […]

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Carl Axelsen, member since 1999

You folks at ONDA really have your stuff together. Such a well-planned opportunity to comment, since figuring out how to connect with the gummint is off-putting. You make it work […]

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Terry Butler, 2018 Volunteer of the Year

“If I have to pick a favorite place in Oregon’s high desert, it would be Sutton Mountain, but I’m excited about all of the Wilderness Study Areas,” says Terry, adding, […]

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