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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Jessica Schafer, once an intern at Crag in 2006, has been on the frontier of environmental law and advocacy since her graduation from Lewis and Clark Law School, devoting her passion and time to protecting the environment. In this interview she shares how her Crag experience opened her mind to a different kind of environmental activism and career.read more
Lee Dayfield, a former Stoel Rives recruiter, later the initiator of Friends of Nadaka and now a professional grandma, has witnessed the birth and growth of Crag Law Center since even before the Co-Founders of Crag, Chris and Ralph, decided to start this law center in 2001.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
Crag is asking the Oregon Supreme Court to take up the case of Oregon youth who are suing the state government for failing to protect our shared natural resources from the devastating impacts of climate change. Crag has been representing Ollie Chernaik and Kelsey Juliana since the case was filed in 2011.read more
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Take a walk on the wild side with artist Suzanne Moulton. Suzanne Moulton has dedicated her life to awareness for wildlife through her art, and educational craft workshops. She is passionate about protecting our local wildlife, using her artistic skills to build...