High Desert Partnership - Strengthening Our Community Through Collaboration

The High Desert Partnership's mission is to enhance the ecological sustainability, economic well-being and social vitality of our communities by using a collaborative decision-making process with all interested stakeholders to solve challenging issues. Learn more and get involved.


  • An interesting read shared by Intermountain West Joint Venture, one of our partners in the Harney Basin Wetlands Initiative (HBWI). One of HBWI's goals is to enhance wetlands in Harney Basin through flood irrigation.

  • This article discusses how the Harney Basin Wetlands Initiative came to exist and the work being done to improve waterbird habitat.

  • "The Resilient Federal Forests Act would allow the Federal Emergency Management Agency to transfer disaster funding to the Forest Service and BLM when they have exhausted their firefighting budgets, rather than borrow the money from other programs. The bill would also expedite forest thinning projects up to 15,000 acres if they are planned by collaborative groups."

    A win-win for forest collaboration if this bill is passed!

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