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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Crag co-founder and Senior Staff Attorney Ralph Bloemers will be one of the featured speakers at TEDxPortlandStateUniversity. Ralph will give a talk entitled the Best Kept Secrets of Wildfire. WHEN: 4 - 9PM Sat, February 23, 2019 WHERE: Native American Student and...read more
Sadhana Shenoy has been a volunteer, a board member and a supporter of Crag for a long time. After working as the CFO for big corporations and the treasurer on many other boards, Sadhana is impressed by Crag’s achievements with such a small budget: “Crag’s unique method gives me hope and inspiration in the future of environmental advocacy.”read more
In a victory for public lands, wildlife, and native fish, Judge Marco Hernández ruled that the Forest Service failed to satisfy its legal obligation to study the environmental impacts of a major new trail system for off-road vehicles, and to ensure that sensitive...read more
After a decades long battle, Crag and clients Greenpeace and Cascadia Wildlands have scored a huge win for old-growth forests and wildlife in Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest. Victories like this one go a long way in protecting the nation’s last swath of contiguous old-growth temperate rainforest.read more
The Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals rejected Columbia County's second attempt to open 837 acres of high-value agricultural land along the Columbia River to industrial development. The Port of St. Helens proposes doubling the size of its rural Port Westward property...read more
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Crag co-founder and Senior Staff Attorney Ralph Bloemers will be one of the featured speakers at TEDxPortlandStateUniversity. Ralph will give a talk entitled the Best Kept Secrets of Wildfire. WHEN: 4 - 9PM Sat, February 23, 2019 WHERE: Native American Student and...