3 results for tag: water policy

New report elevates water justice in Oregon

Oregon Water Futures Project takes learnings to legislators and wins new funding for equitable water access

Introducing: Oregon Water Futures Project

A new partnership to elevate community voices in water policy and define water justice with Oregonians on the frontlines of our water challenges.

Allison Hensey

Allison Hensey believes in the power of collaboration to effect real environmental change. Here in Oregon, she’s built an impactful career in conservation, including 9 years as a staff member at Oregon Environmental Council from 2006 - 2015. At Oregon Environmental Council, Allison focused on strengthening ties with the agricultural community and bridging the divide between urban and rural constituents. She holds a deep respect for farmers in Oregon, who helped inform her approach to agricultural and water policy. “We can talk theoretically about what can happen, but farmers will tell you what will work. Having conversations about best ...