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. For this blog post, I talked with Crag attorney Courtney Johnson and Oregon Shores Conservation...

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...

Bark – Courtney Rae

Sixty miles east of Portland, snow-covered Mt. Hood rises up from a million-acre forest. Over four million people visit this large forest every year, many coming for recreation to enjoy its beauty. Indeed, local nonprofit Bark brings Oregonians...

Holding the Thin Green Line in the Salish Sea

Last week, Crag attorney Chris Winter traveled to Skagit County, Washington for a hearing on a proposed $400 million expansion of the Tesoro oil refinery, which is located on the banks of the Salish Sea in Anacortes. Read his reflections on this timely issue.

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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Climate Change & the Coastal Law Project

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. For this blog post, I talked with Crag attorney Courtney Johnson and Oregon Shores Conservation...

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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

Keeping Mt. Hood Wild & Free

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…

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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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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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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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