CLIMATE NEWS

Crag Takes on Effort to Protect Tumalo Falls

Crag Takes on Effort to Protect Tumalo Falls

Tumalo Creek is a treasured natural resource in Central Oregon. Many residents spend time in Shevlin Park, a peaceful and beautiful refuge for bikers and runners alike. The rushing waters of Tumalo Falls is usually the first thing locals show off to  visitors....

COMMUNITIES NEWS

A Young Lawyer’s First Lawsuit

A Young Lawyer’s First Lawsuit

As a budding new attorney I have been anxiously awaiting the day that I would file my first lawsuit, signed at the bottom, with my name and yet unused bar number.  Well, that day has arrived.  Today I filed an appeal before the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA)...

Jackson County finds Asphalt Plant Expanded Illegally

Jackson County finds Asphalt Plant Expanded Illegally

This week, Jackson County's Hearings Officer issued decisions that should halt operations at an asphalt plant on Bear Creek in Talent, Oregon.  Mountain View Paving sought recognition as a grandfathered use that could continue to operate in violation of land use laws....

The Little River that Could

The Little River that Could

White Salmon River Saved from Residential Sprawl! Less than a year after the Condit Dam was removed from the White Salmon River, Crag secured another big victory for citizens and fish that rely on this Wild & Scenic River.  Crag Law Center has been representing...

THE WILD NEWS

Crag Wins Injunction on Butterfly Protection

Crag Wins Injunction on Butterfly Protection

This month, Crag won an injunction compelling the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to take action on listing the Leona’s little blue butterfly under the Endangered Species Act after years of delay. The Leona’s little blue butterfly was discovered in 1995.  It is found...

Timberline Bike Park — Re-initiation of Consultation

Timberline Bike Park — Re-initiation of Consultation

National Marine Fisheries Service Re-initiates Consultation Over Proposed Bike Park’s Impacts on Steelhead Crag has successfully pushed the National Marine Fisheries Service (“NMFS”) to take a closer look at the aquatic impacts of the proposed Timberline Bike Park. ...

Timberline Restoration Effectiveness

The Crag Law Center is pleased to announce the release of a series of reports (see below) prepared by expert hydrologist Jonathan J. Rhodes evaluating recent restoration activities at Timberline Ski Area.  The reports were funded in part by a generous grant from the...

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