Our Land

Crag supports community efforts to protect and sustain the Pacific Northwest’s natural legacy because we believe that everyone should have a say in how local land is developed. We protect farmland, forestland, and local communities from industries and developers that would negatively affect local people and places. We help community members enforce land use laws to fight for the things that matter to their quality of life.

In this blog series, we focus on the issues that shape land use work Crag does to uphold the values of Oregonians and Washingtonians.

 

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. 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.

This land is your land, this land is my land

This land is your land, this land is my land

Oregon has been in the national news for a wide variety of reasons over the last months. We've seen Oregon become the first in the nation to pass a law that automatically registers voters, we listened carefully during the headline-grabbing occupation of the Malheur...