Give!Guide Big Give Day: McMenamins Party

Give!Guide Big Give Day: McMenamins Party

1000 Friends is pleased to be participating in the 2013 Give!Guide, hosted by Willamette Week. Although there's a host of great rewards for everyone who gives throughout November and December, on certain days Give!Guide has a special drawing for one lucky donor who gives that day.

Event Date: 
Thu, 11/14/2013 (All day)

Give!Guide 2013 Begins!

Give!Guide 2013 

Give!Guide begins November 6, 2013! 1000 Friends is proud to be one of 100+ participating Oregon nonprofits. Through December 31, you can support our work and get great rewards through the end of the year at giveguide.org. (You'll find us in the Environment category.)

Event Date: 
Wed, 11/06/2013 (All day)

Today on the Land Use Trail: Corvallis

CorvallisThroughout the year, we'll be featuring stops on our Land Use Trail. Today, October 30: Corvallis, a sustainable city located in the Willamette Valley that’s been repeatedly recognized as one of the top 10 places to live in America.

Today on the Land Use Trail: Hells Canyon

Throughout the year, we'll be featuring stops on our Land Use Trail. Today, October 25: Hells Canyon, the deepest river gorge in North America, in a rugged and exceptional corner of Oregon.

Oregon's Choice: It's About Our Values

Jason Miner, Executive Director
BlueOregon

North out of downtown, Interstate 5 cuts through neighborhoods and crosses the Northwest’s greatest river, the Columbia, after only a few miles. How we decide the future of that corridor and that crossing will shape this region – and Oregon – for decades.

TED Talk: Reversing America's "Worst Idea"

In a new TED Talk, planner Jeff Speck identifies a straightforward solution to make America "more economically resilient, healthier, and more sustainable." It comes down to making more walkable places for people to live.

Today on the Land Use Trail: Baker City

As fall sets in, we’re still visiting stops on our Land Use Trail. Today, October 15: Baker City. Founded in 1864, this stop reminds us why past generations came to out to Oregon in the first place: access to abundant natural resources, productive soil, and gorgeous landscapes.

Today on the Land Use Trail: Orenco Station

Throughout the year, we'll be featuring stops on our Land Use Trail. Today, October 7: Orenco Station, a transit-oriented community reminds us that public and private sector relationships have the potential to produce innovative, healthy, and successful neighborhoods.

Livability List: Social Media Highlights, September 20-October 4

It's sometimes hard to keep up with all the news in land use and livability. On Twitter and Facebook, 1000 Friends strives to keep you informed about what matters.

Oregon Values and Beliefs Project Reveals Strong Support for Land Use

Oregonians are maintaining their strong support for protecting farms and forests from sprawl while targeting new development into existing cities and towns. That's the clear message from the Oregon Values and Beliefs Project released October 3.

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