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Jeremy Austin

Speak up for Oregon’s high desert.

Every one of us must be an advocate for the lands and wildlife we love or risk losing them forever. Take action today to help protect Oregon’s high desert for the future!

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Cottonwood Canyon Riparian Soundscape

Cottonwood Canyon Riparian Soundscape

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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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Sage-grouse Mating Dance

Sage-grouse Mating Dance

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Endangered Species Act

The Trump administration continues its unprecedented attacks on our bedrock environmental laws. This time they’re going after the Endangered Species Act. The Endangered Species Act (ESA) is one of the most effective tools in preventing the loss of plant and animal species. Without strong ESA protections we will drive vulnerable species to extinction. We...

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Jim Davis   Website

Don’t let Trump roll back basic environmental safeguards!

The Trump administration is going after one of our bedrock environmental laws: the National Environmental Policy Act. The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) empowers local communities to protect themselves and their environment from dangerous, rushed, or poorly planned federal projects. Unfortunately, changes being considered by the Trump administration could make this simple public participation...

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Jim Davis   Website

Defend Whychus-Deschutes

Last month Rep. Greg Walden’s bill to remove protection from public lands in Whychus-Deschutes passed the House. Now, it is up to Oregon’s Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley to stop this attack on Whychus-Deschutes and help come up with a solution that will permanently protect places like Alder Springs and Steelhead Falls while...

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Devin Dahlgren

Take Part in Desert Planning

This fall, you have a once-in-a-generation chance to help improve and protect the land, water and wildlife on almost 5 million acres of Oregon’s desert public lands. The Bureau of Land Management will be seeking input from the public on a planning process that will impact how our lands are used for a generation...

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Curtis Reeser

Protect Oregon’s Owyhee Canyonlands

Please sign the petition urging our elected leaders to help permanently protect Oregon’s spectacular Owyhee!

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