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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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Helen Harbin, ONDA Board Member

Helen Harbin, ONDA Board Member

“I connect with Oregon’s high desert through my feet, my eyes, my sense of smell, and all the things I hear. Getting out there is a whole body experience.” Supporting ONDA, Helen says, not only connects her with wild landscapes, but is also a good investment. “I felt like if I gave them $20, they might squeeze $23 out of it.”

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Cregg Large, member since 2009

Cregg Large, member since 2009

“I came to Oregon 12 years ago from Texas. Texas, for all its size, has very little public land. Coming to Oregon has made me realize the special gift we as Americans have in our public lands. Volunteering with an organization like ONDA is my way of reciprocating for this gift. Through restoration efforts, I feel we are helping leave a better place than we found it. Through advocating for protection for public lands, we safeguard migration routes for animals and keep the land where it belongs: with the public.”

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Bobcat

Bobcat

Found only in North America, where it is the most common wildcat, the bobcat takes its common name from its stubby, or “bobbed,” tail. The cats range in length from two to four feet and weigh 14 to 29 pounds. Bobcats mainly hunt rabbits and hares, but they will also eat rodents, birds, bats, and even adult deer.

Latin name: Lynx rufus fasciatus

 

Tell Sen. Wyden & Rep. Blumenauer: It’s time to protect Oregon’s High Desert public lands!

This month, Senator Wyden and Rep. Blumenauer are holding a Public Lands Forum: ‘What’s next for federal public land protections in Oregon?‘ Sending a strong answer to this question is a critical moment that could dramatically change the number of protected public lands throughout Oregon’s high desert. As a passionate, steadfast advocate for Oregon’s...

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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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