• Celebrating 20 Years

    We have been investing in the needs of our community and the land since 1996. Join us in continuing this tradition for years to come.
  • Investing in People & the Land

    We work with our community to create jobs and improve our working lands.
  • Strengthening Our Rural Community

    We value making a living from the land. We invest in people & businesses that take care of the land.
  • Fostering the Next Generation

    Kids and young adults are the future leaders in our community. We teach them skills in hands-on & experiential ways.
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Our Mission

Thriving rural communities need strong economies, wholehearted commitment to taking care of the land and water, and top-notch learning opportunities. Our mission is to develop, promote, and implement innovative solutions that help the people of Wallowa County and the Intermountain West sustain and improve their communities and their lands. We accomplish this by working together with the community, partners, and you.

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How You're Helping

54 Jobs

The number of jobs supported through our direct efforts

 


$ 1 Million

Over $1 million put back into our economy each year from our programs

 


11,000 Acres

Over 11,000 acres taken care of each year by reducing the threat of weeds, reducing wildfire risk, and improving wildlife habitat


Over 500 kids reached

Each year we get over 500 kids outside and learning about Wallowa County

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20th Anniversary

20years

Join us Saturday, May 14 from 4 pm to 6 pm at the Cloverleaf Hall for our 20th Anniversary Celebration. Eat cake, drink sparkling cider, and enjoy light appetizers and music. Meet staff and learn how you have helped us make a difference in Wallowa County and NE Oregon.

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Upcoming Training

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13th Annual Weed Tour is Friday May 27 from 9am to 3:15pm. Tour starts at the Cloverleaf Hall. The annual weed tour will include presentations on some of the latest weed research and weed management techniques, as well as information and a tour focusing on the region's most noxious weed invaders. Lunch is provided. This weed tour is geared towards the public and weed managers. For more information and to RSVP, contact Brian Clapp.

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Upcoming Talk

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Join us at Wallowology on May 17 at 6pm and learn about a new geology research project. Have you ever wondered what was under your feet? Not just 10, but 100, or even 10,000 feet below you shoes? Scientists from the University of Oregon, Whitman College, and the California Institute of Technology are asking that very question in Wallowa County. Come learn how they plan to image not just what is one mile below, but as deep as 200 miles down.

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Recent Projects

We love where we live and work -Wallowa County. Because we value making a living from the land, we protect the productivity of Wallowa County's forest, rangelands, and farmlands. We do this through taking care of the land and water, investing in jobs & businesses, and educating the next generation.
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  • "Wallowa County and Wallowa Resources were early innovators helping to spark a movement that has spread across Eastern Oregon -"

    -a new model for economic and community development and, frankly a more positive way to get things done.

    - former Governor Kitzhaber

  • "Wallowa Resources moves good ideas, gifts, and passion into action."

     

    It is key to holding these communities together while others have become ghost towns.

    -Rick Wagner, Oregon Department of Forestry

  • "Wallowa Resources has not just benefited the forest and communities of northeastern Oregon,"

     

    ... but a much larger region confronted with similar resource management and economic challenges.

    - Jay McLaughlin, Executive Director of Mount Adams Resource Stewards

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