• Maintaining the Rural Lifestyle

    We value making a living from the land. We invest in people & businesses that take care of the land.
  • Investing in People & the Land

    We work with our community to create jobs and improve our working lands.
  • Fostering the Next Generation

    Kids 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 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.

Comment Period Open

Comment on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement on Lower Joseph Creek

The 90 day public comment period on the Draft Environmental Impact Statemen (DEIS) for the Lower Joseph Creek Restoration Project opened on November 15. We loved to have you comment on this important work. To view the DEIS, click here, or contact Jodi Feiling at 541.426.5521.To learn more about the process, click here.

submit your comments

Volunteers Needed

wood splitting work partyWe are looking for volunteers to help with Warm Hearts, Warm Home program, a partnership with Community Connection. Every winter we split and deliver firewood to families in need. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Nils Christoffersen.

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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.

    -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

  • "Many of us in other rural communities look to Wallowa Resouces for ideas, inspiration, and information."


    I hope Wallowa County knows what a strong organization Wallowa Resouces is, and what a strong reputation their stafff and board have regionally and nationally.

    - Melanie Parker, executive director Northwest Connections

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