Crag is a client-focused law center that supports community efforts to protect and sustain the Pacific Northwest’s natural legacy. Implementing a unique model of legal aid for the environment, Crag balances the scales of justice by offering our clients free or low cost legal services in combination with assistance on campaign strategies, communications, community organizing and media relations.
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Learn cheese making, craft endangered Marbeled Murrelets from felt, make new friends and support Crag in the New Year. Crag has three creative opportunities for you in the coming months to join with others and get crafty! Click here to learn more…read more
The deadline to apply for a 2018 summer associate position is February 23! Join the Crag team for Summer 2018! We are looking for 1L, 2L, 2E and 3E law students with a commitment to and proficiency in environmental, natural resources, and administrative law. The...read more
Crag worked with local citizens and groups to fight tirelessly against Nestle’s efforts to privatize your water in the Columbia River Gorge. Read on to learn how much time and effort went in to helping local citizens achieve this significant victory.read more
The Eagle Creek fire burned through the Columbia River Gorge this summer, and clouded our skies with smoke. As the fire was burning, Congressman Greg Walden proposed to open the Scenic Area to logging. Expert scientists tell us the forest will recover best on its own. After the smoke cleared, we visited with local communities and made a film about the fire’s and to learn about forest recovery….read more
Oregon Supreme Court sided with local citizens who sought to the public’s right to enforce land use laws when a local County government failed to uphold its own land use laws. Jackson County had allowed an unlawful asphalt plan to continue to operate near a retirement community and Crag Law Center stepped in to protect the community.read more
“Today’s decision to uphold the landmark policy to restrict Fossil Fuel development is a huge win for the City, its residents and anyone concerned about ensuring that local jurisdictions are able to maintain the ability to protect their communities and fight climate change,” said Bob Sallinger, Conservation Director for Portland Audubon….read more
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THE NEXT GENERATION
In this installment of Where are they now?, I checked in with McKenna Ganz, a 2015 DukeEngage communications & development intern that used her Crag experience to determine her future career path. When McKenna Ganz began interning at Crag, she thought she knew what...read more