Connecting to Food in Washington County

Pedalpalooza Bike Ride: Connecting to Food in Washington County

When: Wednesday, June 22, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Where: Hillsboro to Forest Grove and back!

Event Date: 
Wed, 06/22/2011 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm

Quest for a Livable City: Screening and Discussion

*PORTLAND: Quest for a Livable City *
A documentary produced by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
This documentary chronicles the complex challenges of Portland's growth as
the self-proclaimed "City that Works" including recent battles over ballot
measures on the land-use planning system.

*WHEN:  Wednesday 5/18 6:30 - 8:00pm*
*WHERE:  URBN 2nd Floor Gallery (506 SW Mill Street)*

Event Date: 
Wed, 05/18/2011 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Portland Economist Paints A Different Picture of Transportation and Economic Growth

Kevin Pozzi, 1000 Friends of Oregon Communications Intern
Fri, 05/13/2011 (All day)

Portland economist Joe Cortright is a staunch defender of smart choices in transportation. At a Transportation for America event in Bend this month, cosponsored by 1000 Friends of Oregon, he told central Oregon leaders and activists how reducing their dependence on automobile transportation doesn’t just protect the environment. It actually grows the local economy, keeping as much as $800 million a year in the region's economy, instead of

Global Warming Commission Roadmap to 2020 Public Hearing: Portland

The fourth of five public workshops on the Global Warming Commission's Roadmap to 2020 will be held in Portland on Thursday, June 9, from 6-7:30pm at the Multnomah County Building, 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Details below - if you can't make it, take the survey!

Public Workshops on The Roadmap to 2020:  How We Can Meet the Challenge of Climate Change and Create Great Communities

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/09/2011 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Washington County Reserves Enter New Phase

Last month, the Washington County urban and rural reserves proposal entered a new phase, as the County Board of Commissioners and Metro Council agreed on a new proposal that will now return to LCDC for consideration. 1000 Friends remains opposed to this proposal, however, as it will unnecessarily harm productive farmlands in several areas of the county.

Click over to our Portland Metro page for the full scoop.

Regional Livability Summit

Coalition for a Livable Future: 2011 Regional Livability Summit

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

Portland State University
Smith Center

Event Date: 
Wed, 09/14/2011 (All day)

Laugh for Livability!

Coalition for a Livable Future's signature fundraiser enters its 5th year and is better than ever!

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/10/2011 - 6:00pm

Clackamas County Board of Commissioners Meeting: Molalla Urban Reserves

The Clackamas County Board of Commissioners holds a hearing and vote on the City of Molalla's urban reserves proposal, which would designate 2,290 acres as urban reserves, including 1,816 acres currently zoned as agriculture and exclusive farm use.

The County Planning Commission unanimously recommended denial of the proposal in March, as reported in this article from the Oregonian.

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/27/2011 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Washington County Board of Commissioners Meeting--Urban Reserves

The Washington County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing, and likely vote, on proposed urban/rural reserve map created through a compromise with Metro Council in March.

The meeting will be held at 6:30pm at the Washington County Public Services Building, 155 N First Avenue in Hillsboro.

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/26/2011 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Commons Convergence

Oregon's Commons are the physical and cultural assets that belong to all of us.

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/07/2011 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
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