Today on the Land Use Trail: Umpqua River

Throughout the summer, we'll be featuring stops on our Land Use Trail. Today, August 20: The Umpqua River. Archeological research shows that the Umpqua River has hosted settlements of people and sustained local populations as long as 8000 years ago. Today, the river still sustains us with its plentiful supply of fish and wildlife, and is a premier location for an array of recreational activities.

Today's Stop on the Land Use Trail: Ashland

Throughout the summer, we'll be featuring stops on our Land Use Trail. Today, July 30: Ashland. In the heart of the Bear Creek Valley, Ashland has balanced its growth with the assets that make it such an appealing place to visit and live: open spaces and working farmland, a thriving downtown, and a unique culture.

Oregon Active Transportation Summit

The 2013 Oregon Active Transportation Summit

Wednesday-Thursday, April 24 and 25
Salem Convention Center
200 Commercial St. SE, Salem

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/24/2013 (All day) - Thu, 04/25/2013 (All day)

Rogue Valley Food Summit

Rogue Valley Food Summit

1000 Friends is pleased to have worked with a variety of Rogue Valley partners to help organize this exciting day full of opportunities to learn about and engage in progress in our local food system.

Friday, March 8, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
New Beginnings Church, 270 West Evans Creek Road, Rogue River, OR

Cost: $15 if you register before March 5. A limited number of spaces will be available at the door for $20.

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/08/2013 - 8:30am - 4:00pm

Siskiyou FilmFest

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/09/2013 - 12:00pm - 9:30pm

Siskiyou FilmFest

11th Annual Siskiyou FilmFest

Main Event: Friday, February 8 to Saturday, February 9, 2013
Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center

1000 Friends of Oregon is pleased to be a cosponsor again this year for the Siskiyou FilmFest, an annual celebration of Ecology, Sustainability, and Community featuring award-winning films about real people creating solutions to today's environmental challenges on a local and global scale. 

Event Date: 
Fri, 02/08/2013 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Good Outlook for Downtown Medford

In a pair of articles, the Mail Tribune reports on positive trends for business and liveliness in downtown Medford. After several major employers, including Lithia Motors and Pacific Retirement Services, opened new offices downtown last year, business is picking up.

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

Phoenix Garners National Praise for Bicycle Program

Being safe and accessible for many transportation options isn't just a possibility for large Oregon cities. The Jackson County town of Phoenix has received an honorable mention as a Bicycle Friendly Community from the League of American Bicyclists.

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