Daring Mighty Things: Recapping An Evening With Three Land Use Legends

By Craig Beebe, Photos by Dave Garlock

Unprecedented vision, remarkable successes—but considerable fragility. Such were the characterizations of Oregon’s land use program shared by three “land use legends” on Thursday evening, January 10, at the first event in our 2013 McCall Society Speaker Series.

Thursday Event is Full

Our McCall Speaker Series event this Thursday, January 10, featuring "Three Land Use Legends" is now full. We apologize to those who will be unable to join us for the evening.

Oregonian Editorial: "Time for Oregon to Harvest Agricultural Opportunities"

The Oregonian Editorial Board
Fri, 01/04/2013 (All day)

In an editorial published in Friday morning's paper, the Oregonian editorial board acknowledges the substantial contributions of Oregon agriculture to the state's economy, particularly in uncertain times for many other sectors of the economy.

McCall Society Speaker Series: Dr. Wim Wiewel in Portland

McCall Society Speaker Series: Portland State University President Wim Wiewel

Event Date: 
Wed, 10/16/2013 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

McCall Society Speaker Series: Norma Paulus and Henry Richmond

McCall Society Speaker Series: Norma Paulus, Henry Richmond, and Dick Benner

NOTE: AS OF JANUARY 8, WE HAVE REACHED CAPACITY FOR THIS EVENT. THANK YOU TO ALL THOSE WHO HAVE RSVP'ED, AND OUR APOLOGIES TO THOSE WE CAN'T FIT! PLEASE STAY TUNED NEXT WEEK FOR A RECAP.

Thursday, January 10 6:00 PM
The Laura Russo Gallery, 805 NW 21st Ave., Portland

Cost: Free for 1000 Friends members, $15 for others

Event Date: 
Thu, 01/10/2013 - 6:00pm

Tom McCall Legacy Gala

40fwd: The 2013 Tom McCall Legacy Gala & Fundraiser

Friday evening, March 1, 2013, 6:00-8:30 PM
The Benson Hotel, 309 SW Broadway, Portland

In this 40th anniversary year of Oregon's pioneering land use program, it's time to come together to celebrate all that land use planning has done for our state. 

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/01/2013 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Field to Fork: Saying Thanks to Oregon Farmers

The November issue of our Oregon Stories e-newsletter is dedicated to saying thanks for the people and the land that make Oregon agriculture thrive.

Metro President Tom Hughes: Transportation Study Shows the Value of Options

Give people transportation options, and people will use them. This makes a whole region's transportation system more effective, writes Metro Council President Tom Hughes in an op-ed published by the Oregonian on November 6.

Remembering John Gray

In its October 23, 2012 issue, the Oregonian editorial board saluted the life and legacy of John Gray, a businessman, developer, and philanthropist who recognized that Oregon succeeds through balance and fairness, and who gave so much of his own time, energy, and profits to support that vision.

Jason Miner in the Oregonian: Let's Discuss Real Options for Portland's Parking Debate

As Portland grows, parking has become a hot topic in neighborhoods where new apartments are being built. In an op-ed published by the Oregonian on September 26, our Executive Director explains why the debate needs to consider workable solutions, instead of a dichotomy between parking or no parking.

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