Marion County

Ashley Miller | 12.09.11 3:52 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.

| 05.18.11 11:53 am

Right now our legislative leaders in Salem are working to assemble Oregon’s budget for the next two years. While this is a tough job, it’s also one of the most critical ones for our environment.

| 05.09.11 3:00 pm

Every ten years, our state legislative leaders are tasked with redrawing our state's legislative and congressional districts. 

And today, these leaders released the first round of potential redistricting maps. 

One of OLCV's prime missions is to help pass good pro-conservation legislation by electing environmental champions. The final forms of these maps will directly impact what sort of champions we can send to Salem who will work to protect Oregon's great natural legacy. 

| 04.26.11 11:52 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 10:56 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:

Andy Maggi | 03.22.11 1:13 pm

With a little more than three weeks to OLCV's Annual Celebration for the Environment, things at OLCV HQ are getting pretty exciting. We're making a video, lining up a DJ, selling tickets and tables... and we're getting closer to announcing the 2010 Katy Daily Volunteer of the Year!

| 08.10.10 1:17 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.

Tresa | 08.03.10 11:10 am

In case you didn't hear, OLCV's Marion County chapter threw its first ever Politician Cook-Off and Sustainability Fair this past Sunday.

Creative, friendly and fun, this head-turning event attracted Democrats and Republicans alike who all gathered to celebrate the values we Oregonians share in common: the pride for our state's natural legacy and the passion to protect it.

Toby Van Fleet | 07.29.10 3:08 pm

Finally, we're getting down to what's really important in politics: Who makes the best sauce?

Toby Van Fleet | 04.28.10 7:04 pm

Who we elect matters

Check out this great video, created by our friends at Compass Media, highlighting Oregon's environmental champions and the incredible environmental safeguards they have helped to secure that help preserve Oregon's unique quality of life. This video was unveiled at OLCV's 13th Annual Dinner for the Environment on April 23, 2010. More than 1,100 guests attended.

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