Oregon’s Owyhee Canyonlands: An Artist’s Dream

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The textures and colors of the Owyhee Canyonlands inspire Richard Brandt's art. Photo courtesy Richard Brandt.
Richard Brandt grew up in Oregon and has long been deeply connected to its wild places. He’s been making art for over 50 years as a way to more deeply understand his love of nature. He credits the Owyhee Canyonlands as being one of the most profound realms of beauty and deep wells of spiritual solace and inspiration he’s ever had the privilege to explore. Read More

Celebrating more than 85,000 supporters

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Looking back on a year of incredible statewide and national momentum toward protecting this desert gem, it’s also a time to reflect on the dedication and breadth of these amazing supporters. Read More

A first view of the Owyhee Canyonlands

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Climber Graham Zimmerman was awed by his first encounter with the Owyhee Canyonlands and has returned since. Photo courtesy Graham Zimmerman.
Graham Zimmerman has explored the globe, from Alaska to Patagonia to Kyrgyzstan to Pakistan. He calls Oregon’s Owyhee Canyonlands one of the truly spectacular areas of the American West. Read More