Every Tuesday and Thursday leading up ...more
For today's #ThrowbackTuesday post, we want to highlight the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness Area. #DYK in 1968, Oregon Environmental Council helped pass this act that grants the highest level of ...more
Our first volunteer president Maradel Gale begins lobbying for the environment on behalf of concerned citizens across our great state.
This week in 1968, one of our founders sat in reflec...more
#DYK #Oregon was the first state to set aside funds for bike lanes? It happened in 1971, when Oregon Environmental Council and others helped pass the Bike Bill. This bill requires that at least 1% of ...more
#DYK Before there was curbside recycling in #Oregon, you had to call a hotline to find out where to take your stuff? #TBT In 1972, Oregon Environmental Council created the state’s first recycling hotline. We wanted to help ...more
#DYK Oregon’s beautiful farmland and forests were once at risk of being haphazardly paved over? In 1973, ...more