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As ballots arrive at homes in Portland this week, we wanted to urge you to VOTE YES on two important local measures to protect our parks and natural areas: 26-219 (HydroParks) and 26-213 (Portlanders for Parks Levy).Read Post
We need your help to urge the Board of Forestry to vote YES to work on a draft Habitat Conservation Plan that will protect approximately 300,000 acres of state forest from industrial timber harvest.Read Post
Portland Audubon strongly endorses the Portlanders for Parks Ballot Measure 26-213 which will appear on the November 2020 Ballot for City of Portland voters. A YES vote will help ensure that Portland continues to create an amazing system of parks and natural areas that provide equitable access and programming for the community and protect and restore our natural environment.Read Post
City of Portland staff have now forwarded their proposed Tree Code (Title 11) Amendments on to the next step of public process: a joint public hearing in front of the City’s Urban Forestry Commission (UFC) and Planning and Sustainability Commission (PSC). Despite extensive public support for removing all zoning exemptions – the proposal disappointingly retains the exemption for some industrial land owners from important tree protection regulations.Read Post
Portland Audubon strongly endorses the Portland HydroParks Ballot Measure which will appear on the November 2020 Ballot. This measure which was referred to the voters by the Portland City Council allows the Portland Water Bureau to use its properties, outside the protected Bull Run Watershed, for secondary uses such as parks, community gardens, playgrounds, play fields and natural resource restoration.Read Post
Artificial light at night has become an essential part of our modern urban landscape, but poorly designed and unnecessary lighting is not. Please submit comments to help protect our night skies and ensure that the place we call home is a sustainable, ecologically healthy and livable city!Read Post