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
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We need your voice to demand real solutions. It is time to address the dams! The US Army Corps of Engineer’s proposed plan perpetuates 25 years of illegal and costly management that has pushed salmon, orca, and other fish and wildlife populations to the brink of extinction.Read Post
For twenty years the US Army Corps of Engineers has failed to address salmon declines on the Columbia and Snake River Systems. Instead they have scapegoated birds like cormorants and terns for doing what comes naturally. We need your voice to demand real solutions. It is time to address the dams!Read Post
Speak up for our country’s premier bird protection law, now threatened as the Trump Administration works to dismantle it, leaving millions of birds at risk. The Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) is one of the United States oldest environmental laws and provides protection for more than 1,000 species of North American birds.Read Post
The US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is currently conducting a public scoping process for a plan that they are developing that would allow states and private industry to kill Double-crested Cormorants without permits. Cormorants are one of the most persecuted bird species in North American and the proposal being presented by the Fish and Wildlife Service would unfortunately perpetuate a long-term pattern of wanton slaughter.Read Post
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
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