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We need your help urgently to ensure that House Bill 3319 gets a hearing and work session in the Oregon Legislature. Please email Representative Marsh’s office TODAY, cc Representative Kotek’s office, and urge them to schedule a hearing and work session for HB 3319. This hearing and work session have to be scheduled by the end of the day tomorrow or the bill will die!Read Post
This week we have two important opportunities to advance protections for Oregon’s wildlife. With your help, we’ll pass two bills, one that increases protections for beavers and the other that bans coyote killing contests.Read Post
The Biden Administration has delayed implementation of a Trump Administration Rule that would have gutted America’s most important bird protection law, the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA). We need your voice now to tell the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to permanently eliminate the Trump Administration Rule and restore protections for more than 1,000 species of wild birds.Read Post
HB 2728, legislation to prohibit cruel, irresponsible, and wasteful coyote killing contests, has been reintroduced in the 2021 Oregon Legislative Session! Please contact your representative in support!Read Post
High speeds and large wakes caused by motorboats, some specially designed to create large wakes, have made Ross Island Natural Area an unsafe place for paddlers, damaged riparian habitat, and disrupted wildlife.Read Post
We have one last opportunity to make a difference for wild birds as 2020 comes to a close. Please take some time today or over the weekend to write to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and let them know that they need to ban the avicide (bird poison) Avitrol™.Read Post
We need your help to ensure that a public natural area is not used as a toxic waste dump. Metro bought Willamette Cove, a 27-acre site along the Willamette River in 1996 with greenspace bond measure dollars to be used as a public natural area.Read Post