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?
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...read more
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...read more
On July 13, 2017, Crag filed a detailed complaint on behalf of Central Oregon LandWatch to a Forest Service decision to carve up the Ochoco National Forest by creating a 137-miles off-road vehicle (ORV) route system. The Forest Service released the final decision on...read more
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...read more
June 15, 2017 (Salem, OR) – The Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) heard oral arguments today about a challenge to Portland’s landmark fossil fuel ordinance. In 2016, the City of Portland passed the land use ordinance restricting development of new major fossil...read more
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