Share Your Owyhee Story

Photo by Kevin Smith

We want to hear your Owyhee stories! What inspires you to protect the Owyhee Canyonlands? Have you visited them? Tell us about your time spent in the Owyhee Canyonlands. Submit your story to be featured on OLCV’s blog and social media pages.

The Owyhee Canyonlands took millions of years in the making, and they now face looming threats that could change them forever — unless we protect it. Share your story about the Owyhee Canyonlands to help show Congress and others how deserving this region is of permanent protections.

As someone who has only seen pictures and videos, and heard stories-- I’m inspired to protect the Owyhee Canyonlands for their sheer natural beauty. I’m also motivated to protect this region to help save the Greater sage grouse, which is under consideration to be listed under the Endangered Species Act. I’m fascinated by these unique birds, and would love to see one in person someday. My Owyhee story is just getting started, and the next chapter is establishing permanent protections. When I eventually visit, I’d like to be able to say that I helped protect it. What’s your Owyhee story?

Sponsoring organization(s): OLCV
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Listing created Nov 20, 2023