1000 Friends' Legislative Guide to the 2009 Legislature

1000 Friends of Oregon's Guide to the 2009 Legislature available

1000 Friends of Oregon's Guide to the 2009 Legislature includes vital information on:

- in depth articles on our legislative priorities;

- how to be an effective citizen activist;

- legislative committee assignments;

- contact information for the Governor and legislators.

Click here to download our legislative guide (pdf).

Accessory Dwelling Units - Are Cities and Counties Doing Enough?

Alexis Biddle
Tue, 05/29/2018 (All day)

On July 7th, 2017 the Oregon Legislature passed SB 1051 with overwhelming bipartisan support.  This legislation requires cities and counties of certain sizes to:

Successful Farmers and Livable Cities: It's All Connected

Greg Holmes
Thu, 05/24/2018 (All day)

OHSU Farmer's Market from Oregon Department of Agriculture.  

Yamhill County restricts solar arrays on high value farmland

Meriel Darzen
Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:10pm
Solar Farm in Ontario, Canada by Invenergy, a solar developer looking to expand in Oregon.

Friends of Marion County fights massive festival planned on farmland

Alyson Marchi-Young
Sun, 04/29/2018 - 9:00pm
Aerial photo of the Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival in Brownsville from Billy Newman Photo. 

Rajneeshpuram and 1000 Friends: A Slice of Oregon History

Alyson Marchi-Young
Thu, 03/29/2018 (All day)
Rajneeshee cameramen at Rajneeshpuram, following staff visiting their then City Hall.

Strengthening Agriculture in Oregon Through Collaboration

Greg Holmes
Thu, 03/29/2018 - 1:00pm

Through good times and economic downturns, agriculture is consistently one of the strongest sectors in Oregon’s economy. That success depends entirely on our protecting Oregon’s family farmers and the land that they need to do their work.

2018 McCall Gala Recap

Hilliary Giglio
Wed, 03/28/2018 (All day)

 

Conservation Groups File Lawsuit to Protect Important Farmland, Salmon Habitat near Controversial Columbia River Port

Press Release with CRAG, Willamette Riverkeeper, 1KF
Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:15pm

March 14, 2018 (St. Helens, OR)—Columbia Riverkeeper filed an appeal today challenging Columbia County’s second attempt to open 837 acres of high-value agricultural land along the Columbia River to industrial development. 1000 Friends of Oregon, Oregon’s statewide land use watchdog, is joining Riverkeeper’s appeal. The Port of St.

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