Up with Salmon, Down with Clearcuts

Clearcuts threaten commercial fishing families and coho salmon. “Stronger protections for streams to protect the coho, clean water and fishing-dependent jobs and communities is decades overdue.”

Steve Rouse, Rogue Advocates

Rogue Advocates has been empowering Rogue Valley residents for over a decade. Elizabeth Allen’s interview with Steve Rouse explores how Crag & Rogue Advocates work together to empower communities through Oregon’s land use process.

Climate Change & the Coastal Law Project

Most people know about climate change, but few understand exactly what its impacts will be or what kinds of work can be done to address its impacts now and in the future. Elizabeth Allen talks with Crag attorney Courtney Johnson and Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition Executive Director Phillip Johnson about climate change’s effects on the Oregon coast and their Coastal Law Project work.

Keeping Mt. Hood Wild & Free

Working to keep the North side of Mt. Hood wild and free is no small feat. Crag has been working with local orchardists, the Oregon Nordic Club, climbing groups like the Mazamas, conservation organizations and recreational clubs for nearly 17 years and we are not letting up…

More Than a Collection of Stones

Nearly two years have passed since the summer I spent in Portland as a development intern with Crag Law Center as part of the DukeEngage volunteer program. Crag changed, and continues to change, my perspective on not only the importance of environmental sustainability, but also on the value of the natural world.

A Win for the Skykomish

We won an important case for local residents seeking to protect wetland habitat for salmon and landslide prone slopes from intense commercial development along the Skykomish River….

Ninth Circuit Rules in Favor of Youth!

Court Rejects Trump’s Attempt to Evade Constitutional Climate Trial Today, Chief Judge Sidney R. Thomas, writing for a unanimous three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Trump administration’s “drastic and extraordinary” petition for writ...

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.

 

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Steve Rouse, Rogue Advocates

Steve Rouse, Rogue Advocates

Rogue Advocates has been empowering Rogue Valley residents for over a decade. Elizabeth Allen’s interview with Steve Rouse explores how Crag & Rogue Advocates work together to empower communities through Oregon’s land use process.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Crag’s Summer Party

Crag’s Summer Party

Mark your calendar and join us for our Summer Party where we will celebrate Crag’s successes—preserving the wild, protecting the climate, and defending communities— and honor you, our grassroots supporters and devoted volunteers. The party will be at the Lagunitas Community Room…

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

More Than a Collection of Stones

More Than a Collection of Stones

Nearly two years have passed since the summer I spent in Portland as a development intern with Crag Law Center as part of the DukeEngage volunteer program. Crag changed, and continues to change, my perspective on not only the importance of environmental sustainability, but also on the value of the natural world.

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THE WILD

Up with Salmon, Down with Clearcuts

Up with Salmon, Down with Clearcuts

Clearcuts threaten commercial fishing families and coho salmon. “Stronger protections for streams to protect the coho, clean water and fishing-dependent jobs and communities is decades overdue.”

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COMMUNITIES

Protecting Farmland for our Food and our Future

Protecting Farmland for our Food and our Future

Take a drive down the winding rural roads north of Clatskanie and one cannot help but feel a sense of appreciation for some of the best farmland in the country. On these agricultural lands in the floodplain of the mighty Columbia River, local farmers grow heirloom peppermint, native spearmint…

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CLIMATE

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Crag provides free and low-cost legal services to communities and conservation groups that are facing environmental challenges. In these challenging times, our services are needed more than ever. Support legal aid for the environment with a donation today!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Crag’s Summer Party

Crag’s Summer Party

Mark your calendar and join us for our Summer Party where we will celebrate Crag’s successes—preserving the wild, protecting the climate, and defending communities— and honor you, our grassroots supporters and devoted volunteers. The party will be at the Lagunitas Community Room…

read more
Wild Shots – Saturday, November 10

Wild Shots – Saturday, November 10

Save the date for Wild Shots on Saturday, Novemeber 10th at the Benson Hotel! Where: The Benson Hotel, 309 SW Broadway, Portland When: Saturday, November 10, 2018 Wild Shots is Crag’s annual fundraiser, where our friends and supporters come together to...

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