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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

A lot of factors are taken into consideration when determining what the objectives should be when planning a prescribed burn. From helping to eliminate invasive weeds to burning duff and fine fuels, prescribed fire is a useful tool.

As the Harney Basin Wetlands Collaborative, a collaborative of the High Desert Partnership, seeks to restore Malheur Lake, there are a trio of studies currently in progress that are examining where carp congregate, what affects water turbidity and what is causing the lack of emergent vegetation in the lake.