This Thursday, the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners plans to pass a resolution to integrate bird safe building and lighting design standards into their High Performance Building Standards, a move that will have benefits far beyond birds. This is an important milestone that will bring the County into alignment with the City of Portland and Metro Regional Government, and we want to send them a strong message of appreciation that they are making this critical decision.Read Post
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Please urge the Portland Planning Commission to reject portions of the ill-conceived Bureau of Planning and Sustainability proposal to suspend important environmental and sustainability policies for the next five years.Read Post
Your help is needed to end cruel and wasteful wildlife killing contests, in which participants compete for cash and other prizes for killing as many coyotes or other wildlife as possible. The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission will vote on a proposed rule to prohibit wildlife killing derbies on public land on September 15. Please send them a message urging them to adopt the proposed rule and ban these inhumane contests in Oregon.Read Post
Please email City Council members today to urge them not to cave to developers and instead to strengthen the Floodplain Resilience Plan which will increase our communities’ climate resilience and protect significant wildlife habitat along the Willamette River.Read Post
Once again, the timber industry is pressuring the Board of Forestry to weaken habitat protections for wildlife and salmon. This would not only undermine the HCP, but also violate Oregon law that requires all Board decisions be supported by the best available science. We need your help to keep the pressure on to keep this from happening.Read Post
Please urge state and county agencies to update and strengthen the Yaquina Estuary incorporating the best policies to protect key wetland habitats, fish and wildlife while supporting the local economy.Read Post
We deserve a state forest plan that serves all Oregonians—not just the narrow interests of the timber industry. Please help us speak up for fish and wildlife, clean drinking water, outdoor recreation, and sustainable forestry practices on our state forests.Read Post
Please take a few minutes and urge Oregon legislators to fully fund the marine reserves program and reinstate funding for the Community Engagement Project Leader of ODFW’s Marine Reserve Program.Read Post
House Bill 3414 currently represents the biggest rollbacks of urban environmental protections that Oregon has ever seen. It will impact the livability of our communities, reverse hard won environmental protections, and exacerbate environmental justice issues related to climate change for future residents. Please contact your State Representatives today and urge them to vote No on HB 3414!Read Post
Please take action today and urge State Legislators on the Joint Committee on Transportation to say “no” to House Bill 3382. If passed, this would allow ports and other corporate entities a fast pass to dredge environmentally sensitive coastal estuaries without demonstrating adequate compliance with state or local land use law.Read Post