Steens Mountain Travel Plan

Steens Mountain Travel Plan

This case (ONDA v. Jeff Rose) is about the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) plan to designate as open to motorized use and subject to mechanical maintenance 521 miles of routes within a unique, congressionally-protected area on Steens Mountain in southeastern Oregon’s fragile high desert. Steens Mountain rises from the sagebrush steppe in the...

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Steens Mountain Fence Flagging with BHA

Our second year partnering with BHA to flag barbed wire fence on Steens Mountain to prevent sage-grouse collisions.

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Malheur Refuge Fence Mapping

Locate and map fence within the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge for future removal or retrofit projects.

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Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Fence Pull

Our annual work trip to the Malheur Refuge to remove obsolete fence near the refuge headquarters.

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Steens Mountain Fence Flagging with BHA

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Malheur Refuge Fence Mapping 

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Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

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Steens Mountain

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The Creation Story
and the Malheur Cave

For the Paiute of the Great Basin of the American West, winter is storytelling season. Around the fires of Paiute camps and villages, storytellers passed on tribal visions of the animal people and the human people, their origins and values, their spiritual and natural environment, and their culture and daily lives. The book “Legends...

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