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IN HARNEY COUNTY, WE TALK A LOT ABOUT COLLABORATION—BECAUSE IT WORKS. 

By working together we've found practical ways to tackle some of our community's hardest challenges—restoring forests and wetlands, mitigating wildfire, creating opportunities for youth, and growing our local economy. And we'll continue working together to take on whatever challenges may lie ahead. Learn About High Desert Partnership. 


High Desert Partnership is bringing people TOGETHER to find COMMON GROUND in addressing rural challenges and opportunities.


Partnership News

The resilience of Harney County shines in tough times. This is a culture of can do and a piece of the Oregon Way.

During these colder months wildlife, plants and humans hunker down to await spring.

"The power of persuasion rarely buys bonus points at the collaborative table. What does seem to work is holding your truth while listening to other’s truth with the idea that problems can be solved if you try even in the slightest to understand where the other person is coming from." ~Brenda Smith

Building relationships is building trust is building culture. When trust is in the room, great things happen.