This week, legislative leaders are making tough decisions about which programs will be funded, and which ones won’t. It’s imperative we speak out on behalf of wildlife and tell our legislative leadership – including the co-chairs of the Joint Ways and Means Committee – to support HB 4148.Read Post
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Take action to support HB 4132 A to support a strong Oregon Marine Reserves Program so we can help ensure our iconic Oregon oceans can support healthy populations of fish and wildlife and support sustainable and thriving coastal economies. This bill has strong bipartisan support and is based on science-based recommendations from Oregon State University’s 10-year review of the Program.Read Post
The Oregon legislature begins a 35-day sprint to get a dizzying array of bills over the finish line. We’ve been working for months to prepare for the session, and we have identified three priority issue areas. We need your help to make sure our elected officials hear loud and clear that their constituents want them to take action to protect Oregon’s wildlife and wild places.Read Post
Oregon’s Marine Reserves are both living laboratories and underwater state parks, and the state’s Marine Reserves Program is the nexus between conservation, science, communities, and ocean ecosystems. It’s an essential tool in managing and protecting our ocean habitat but needs adequate funding and resources to carry out its mission.Read Post
For decades, the landmark Northwest Forest Plan has helped protect mature and old-growth forests, Northern Spotted Owls, Marbled Murrelets, and other imperiled fish and wildlife on federal lands throughout the Pacific Northwest. Now, the Forest Service is proposing to amend the Plan, and we need your help to make sure its conservation goals are maintained and strengthened in this era of climate change.Read Post
The Board of Forestry has scheduled three listening sessions next week to gather public comments on the Western Forests Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) and the broader Forest Management Plan (FMP). These special public comment opportunities are provided in follow-up to recently released information about long-term timber harvest and revenue projections on State Forest land under the proposed HCP and will likely be the last chance for the public to provide formal comments on the HCP and long-term management of over 600,000 acres of state forest.Read Post
The Housing Regulatory Relief Package, which aims to increase housing production by relaxing regulations for developers, is now in front of Portland City Council and we need your help to ensure that they adopt the recommended draft as is.Read Post
As we close out 2023 we need to keep the pressure on the Board of Forestry to adopt the state forest Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) in 2024. Right now, the Board of Forestry needs to hear loud and clear that we want the HCP finalized without further delay.Read Post
Please lend your voice and help better protect nesting birds, marine mammals, and other wildlife from drone disturbances. This opportunity will also help preserve peaceful experiences for those who want to explore Oregon’s natural places and to recreate safely.Read Post