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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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Stewardship Pronghorn Fence

Stewardship Pronghorn Fence

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Swallowtail

Swallowtail

The Oregon Swallowtail butterfly is the official state insect of Oregon and a true native of the Pacific Northwest. The Swallowtail can be seen in the lower sagebrush canyons of the Columbia River and its tributaries, including the Snake River drainage area.  Source: State Symbols USA

Latin name: Papilio oregonius

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Karen Garber, volunteer since 2017

Karen Garber, volunteer since 2017

So glad we got to do a stewardship trip with ONDA this summer, and now I’m more inspired than ever to start hiking the Oregon Desert Trail in bits and pieces.

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 elected 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...

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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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