Portland is developing a new plan that will guide the protection, restoration, recreational use and development along the south reach of the Willamette River. It is critical that they hear from environmental advocates who want to see this stretch of river better protected and restored.Read Post
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Comments are due by midnight this Friday to provide input on the U.S. Army Corps plan for repairing and modernizing the Columbia River Levee System which protects more than 24,000 acres of historic floodplain from flooding.Read Post
Between now and February 14 there are several important opportunities to provide input on repairing and modernizing the Columbia River Levee System which extends from Portland to Troutdale and protects more than 24,000 acres of historic bottom-land habitat from flooding.Read Post
Speak out for coyotes and all of Oregon’s wildlife by joining us during the week of January 20 for an In-District Lobby Day, an event that includes scheduled meetings with your two state lawmakers in your home town.Read Post
We need your help to let Mayor Wheeler and the Bureau of Development Services (BDS) know that it is long past time to protect Portland’s trees. The Mayor has introduced a resolution that will be heard by Council on January 8, which again delays critically important protections for Portland’s trees, some of which have already been put off for more than a decade.Read Post
The Portland City Council is about to drop the ball (again) regarding protecting trees on industrial and commercial lands. We need your voice now to ensure that Portland City Council steps up and holds Portland’s business community accountable for protecting trees.Read Post
As Portland trends towards more extreme summer heat waves, worsening air quality, reduced wildlife habitat, and flooding from extreme weather events – urban trees provide the best tool to mitigate these environmental challenges while improving community and ecosystem health. Urge Portland City Council to extend the “Big Tree Amendment” and remove exemptions to tree protections.Read Post
This November, voters have two critical opportunities to protect natural areas in the Portland region. We will be working hard between now and November to ensure the passage of Measure 26-204 to protect the Bull Run Watershed and Portland’s drinking water as well as Measure 26-203 to secure funding for the conservation of habitat and greenspaces across the region.Read Post