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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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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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Aaron Tani, Sage Society Member

Aaron Tani, Sage Society Member

“It feels good to support ONDA on a monthly basis, because I know they never stop supporting our public lands. ONDA works to help make our lands a better place for the future, and I feel like I’m a part of that every month with my support.”

Greg Burke

Restore balance to southeastern Oregon’s public lands

Now is the time to ensure conservation is part of how Oregon’s high desert public lands are managed. Join ONDA in calling on the Biden administration and key officials at the Department of the Interior and Bureau of Land Management to fix the Southeastern Oregon Resource Management Plan and balance multiple uses with conservation...

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Sean Bagshaw   Website

Thank Oregon’s Senators for Protecting Desert Rivers

On February 3, 2021, Oregon’s Senators introduced the River Democracy Act, which would protect hundreds of miles of Wild and Scenic Rivers in Oregon’s High Desert, from Whychus Creek to the Owyhee! This momentous bill grew out of a public nomination process led by Senator Wyden that resulted in over 15,000 nominations for rivers,...

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Devin Dahlgren   Website

Let Oregon’s elected leaders know: It’s time to protect the Owyhee!

The Owyhee Canyonlands are the wildest stretch of Oregon’s high desert. It is the largest unprotected expanse of public lands in the Lower 48. And, the time to protect this remarkable wild place is now. A bill that would protect more than 1 million acres of the most important ecological, cultural and recreational resources...

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