photo courtesy of Linda Jue
What We’re Working On
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…
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….
Oregon Supreme Court sided with local citizens who sought to the public’s right to enforce land use laws when a local County government failed to uphold its own land use laws. Jackson County had allowed an unlawful asphalt plan to continue to operate near a retirement community and Crag Law Center stepped in to protect the community.
Our Land Blog
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...read more
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...read more