Health care providers urge for Owyhee protections

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Dr. Stuart Garrett is one of more than 100 health care providers who have signed on to a letter urging for permanent protection of the Owyhee Canyonlands.
Dr. Stuart Garrett spent his summers growing up on his grandfather’s cattle ranch in Klamath County – and Oregon’s high desert made a lasting impression. He began his career as a physician over four decades ago. Here, he shares why protecting the Owyhee Canyonlands is critical to health care providers. A letter urging Oregon's senators to act has drawn signatures from more than 100 health care professionals across the state. Read More

Owyhee Canyonlands Study by Conservation Science Partners

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An independent study finds that the Owyhee Canyonlands is one of the "most biologically important, unprotected areas in the western U.S." Photo: Tim Neville
Independent firm Conservation Science Partners conducted a landscape-level analysis of Oregon's Owyhee Canyonlands. The findings, shared here, suggest the Owyhee is "unique in the West and are deserving of permanent protection." Read More