Video: Oregon’s Beach Bill Celebrated

 

Thanks to visionary leaders, Oregon’s beaches are open to the public, the only state to create a people’s coast.

Watch this video, produced by Visit Tillamook Coast and Sea Legs Media in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Oregon Beach Bill.

Make plans to celebrate the Beach Bill Birthday Bash at Oregon’s Capitol, Saturday, July 8.

The founding members of Oregon Environmental Council helped work to protect Oregon’s beaches 50 years ago. Read more about our role at this pivotal point for Oregon’s environment:

Beach Bill 50th Anniversary

 

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