Tresa | 02.14.12 6:01 pm

Guest post by Brian Simmons, President Fluid Market Strategies

I joined the environmental movement in 1998 when I began working part-time in the energy efficiency industry. My passion for energy issues led to a connection with OLCV, a connection that has helped me build one of Oregon’s premier energy efficiency consulting firms and aided in developing the industry-leading career conference for the green workforce, the Green Professionals Conference.

Ashley Miller | 12.09.11 2:52 pm

The holiday season is once again upon us and it is time to start (if you haven’t already) shopping for gifts. Unfortunately, as I’m sure you’re more than aware, the economy has been hit hard. That’s why we all need to do our part to support our local businesses.

Tresa | 10.18.11 1:34 pm

If you don't know Jerry Herrmann you should.

Jerry HermmannJerry is a dedicated Clackamas County Steering Committee member who works hard to protect Oregon's natural legacy by electing pro-environment leaders. He's also been featured on Good Morning America for his famous feasts of traditionally prepared Native American Salmon Bakes. 

| 05.10.11 9:49 am

There’s only one week left until ballots are counted and two very important elections are coming down to the wire. Both of these campaigns need your help today.

Clackamas County Measure 3-372: Building a New, Safe Sellwood Bridge

| 05.03.11 8:31 am

 Late last week I had the pleasure of interviewing Hood River's Elaine Thompson, an OLCV member and staunch supporter of making Oregon the first state in the nation to ban single-use plastic checkout bags. 

Elaine says she's a Northwest girl at heart and loves Oregon. And because she feels so passionately about this issue she took the time to work with us to  organize people to take action around showings of ‘Bag It!’ in Hood River.

And why does Elaine support the OLCV? She put it simply and eloquently: 

| 04.26.11 10:52 am

At our 14th Annual Celebration for the Environment, Governor John Kitzhaber offered stirring remarks about the importance of the OLCV and our work on myriad conservation issues. And he affirmed his commitment to work with us to protect Oregon's great natural legacy for future generations. 

Here's just a small sample of his remarks:

Since I was last in office, you have had a truly productive eight years – organizing, educating, and sometimes scratching and clawing to protect Oregon’s land, air and water for future generations. 

| 04.19.11 9:56 am

At this year's OLCV Annual Celebration dinner, we debuted a video featuring several Oregon business leaders, conservationists, and elected officials as they look back at the 2010 Gulf Coast oil spill. They go on to talk about the critical work that OLCV does to protect Oregon's environment and create jobs at the same time.

Click below to watch the video:

Meredith Shield | 12.08.10 12:20 pm

This week, we saw two huge victories for the Great Pacific Cleanup campaign that has been hard at work throughout the state, working with city governments to pass resolutions to “Ban the Bag” if the legislature does not pass one in the upcoming legislative session.

Meredith Shield | 10.28.10 3:12 pm

Five days left!

For the past week, I have been working to elect John Kitzhaber as our next Governor at the campaign headquarters in Portland-- and I'll continue this work through Election Day. This election hinges on voter turnout, and turnout depends on volunteers. As I type this blog, we have dozens of people volunteering for Kitzhaber right now, either knocking on doors or calling voters on the phone to make sure that we get out the vote before 8:00 p.m. THIS Tuesday, November 2nd.

| 08.10.10 12:17 pm

Over the past 10 days, I have facilitated community discussions about environmental problems in Bend, Ashland, Salem and Gladstone (I'm pictured here at a conversation in Salem with Rep.

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