OEC was excited to see that the Oregon Legislature passed, with broad support from both republicans and democrats, SB 289, the Safety in the Outdoors bill. This bill is an important step to make public spaces safer for everyone, and to ensure more equitable access to Oregon state parks and resources that are critical to health and well-being.more
Congresswoman Bonamici left OEC members feeling optimistic after learning about how federal initiatives can support climate progress here at home and how smart infrastructure investments can set us up for a clean, thriving economy in the years to come.more
“Equity and environmental justice are now, rightfully, front and center in OEC’s work because we recognize the impact of generations of overt and covert discrimination and the resulting disparities across all dimensions of daily life experienced by communities of color.”more
In collaboration with Willamette Partnership and the Oregon Association of Clean Water Agencies, OEC recently published a report demonstrating the benefits and opportunities associated with investing our state’s water infrastructure ...more
In the spirit of spring renewal, we have some exciting announcements about changes to the OEC Team in communications, operations and development.
First, we wish a deep, and very fond farewell to Karen Roberti, Operations and Events ...more
OEC condemns racism and violence in all forms. We stand in solidarity with the Asian and Asian American community, immigrants, and people of color in Oregon and beyond, and we remain steadfast in our commitment to combating racial injustices in our work. Read our statement.