Health care providers urge for Owyhee protections

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

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