An Owyhee Palette

These are pigments artist and Ontario native Nancy Pobanz created out of small amounts of rock collected in the Owyhee Canyonlands. Courtesy Nancy Pobanz.

Artist Nancy Pobanz grew up in Ontario and returns to the high desert time and again to seek inspiration and… Read more »

Ancient Owyhee visitors

Sandals such as these, which are more than 9,000 years old, have been found throughout southeastern Oregon. Photo courtesy of the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History.

Dr. Tom Connolly is the archaeological research director for the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History &… Read more »

Of lava, Yellowstone and the Owyhee

The fascinating honeycomb formations found in the Owyhee Canyonlands are due in part to the region’s volcanic past.

The fascinating geology of the Owyhee Canyonlands ranges from millions of years ago, when the land was part of the… Read more »

The Owyhee Big Five for 2014

Volunteers delivered thousands of petition signatures urging for protection of the Owyhee Canyonlands to Sen. Ron Wyden’s Portland office in 2014. Photo: Chris Hansen

From an Outside magazine shout-out to a surge of support for conservation, the Owyhee Canyonlands campaign hit full-throttle in 2014…. Read more »