In January, 1970, Larry Williams became the first Executive Director and staff member of Oregon Environmental Council, following President Maradel Gale who served as a volunteer.
Williams served as Executive Director during a time of change and growth in Oregon’s environmental movement.
As he writes in this memoir, many organizations, such as Oregon League of Conservation Voters, SOLVE and others, were sparked in the months following the founding of Oregon Environmental Council.
Larry is now retired, living in Washington, D.C. and is excited to return to Oregon for OEC's 50th Anniversary Celebration.
Memories of an Oregon Conservationi...