Climate, Forests and the Eagle Creek Fire

Crag Law Center has worked since our founding to protect the old-growth forests of the Pacific Northwest. These stands provide critical habitat for wildlife, watershed protection, and carbon storage critical to a stable climate. A new study shows that old growth trees...
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A Modern Day Circuit Rider: Meriel Darzen, 1000 Friends of Oregon

If Meriel Darzen were born 200 years ago, she would be riding around the countryside on horses for her job as with 1,000 Friends. Her work is inspired by the circuit rider attorneys of the 1800s who used to ride horses around in rural areas to hold court in each...
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Intergenerational Justice and the Role of the Courts

Crag Law Center is representing the League of Women Voters of the United States and League of Women Voters of Oregon as friends of the court in the federal youth climate case Juliana v. United States. On behalf of the Leagues, this Tuesday Crag filed an amicus curiae...
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Neighbors for Clean Air – Mary Peveto

In this installment of The Way We Work, we talked to Mary Peveto about Neighbors for Clean Air and their work to ensure the public has a voice when it comes to the air that we breathe. It is really easy for people to ignore a seemingly invisible problem like air...
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How the Coastal Law Project Helps Communities

In my last post for Our Land, I talked about the Oregon Beach Bill and how it safeguarded public access to all Oregon beaches 50 years ago. You’ll remember that many Oregonians worked together to get the Oregon Beach Bill passed. This Beach Bill work then sparked more...
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Where are they Now? McKenna Ganz

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...
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How the Oregon Beach Bill Passes Down a Legacy

Crag interns David Edelman, Rachel Meche, Ka'sha Bernard, Mark Tuai, Jennifer Calkins, and Elizabeth Allen at the Oregon Beach Bill Celebration The beach holds a special place in my heart. Some of my best memories were at beaches: diving into waves with my best...
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craglogo_369uCRAG LAW CENTER – WHO WE ARE

           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.

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

Where are they Now? McKenna Ganz

Where are they Now? McKenna Ganz

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...

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OUR LAND

THE WAY WE WORK

Neighbors for Clean Air – Mary Peveto

Neighbors for Clean Air – Mary Peveto

In this installment of The Way We Work, we talked to Mary Peveto about Neighbors for Clean Air and their work to ensure the public has a voice when it comes to the air that we breathe. It is really easy for people to ignore a seemingly invisible problem like air...

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THE WILD

Climate, Forests and the Eagle Creek Fire

Climate, Forests and the Eagle Creek Fire

Crag Law Center has worked since our founding to protect the old-growth forests of the Pacific Northwest. These stands provide critical habitat for wildlife, watershed protection, and carbon storage critical to a stable climate. A new study shows that old growth trees...

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COMMUNITIES

Crag Welcomes New Land Use Fellow Scott Hilgenberg

Crag Welcomes New Land Use Fellow Scott Hilgenberg

Crag is excited to welcome Scott Hilgenberg to our legal team.  As our new Land Use Fellow, Scott will help community groups better understand and engage in Oregon’s Statewide Land Use and Planning Goals and the overall land use system.  Scott will be working in...

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CLIMATE

Intergenerational Justice and the Role of the Courts

Intergenerational Justice and the Role of the Courts

Crag Law Center is representing the League of Women Voters of the United States and League of Women Voters of Oregon as friends of the court in the federal youth climate case Juliana v. United States. On behalf of the Leagues, this Tuesday Crag filed an amicus curiae...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Wild Shots

Wild Shots

Wild Shots is Crag’s annual fundraiser, where our allies come together to support legal aid for the environment and celebrate Crag’s accomplishments. Join us at the historic Benson Hotel in downtown Portland for a 1940s inspired evening with live music, delectable...

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