Oregon Shores is dedicated to preserving the natural communities, ecosystems and landscapes of the Oregon coast while conserving the public's access. Oregon Shores pursues these ends through education, advocacy, and engaging citizens to keep watch over and defend the Oregon coast.
Researches, publishes and actively addresses a variety of issues such as land-sea conservation planning, salmon and stream conservation, responsible forestry practices and watershed preservation.
To protect the Oregon coast by working with coastal residents for sustainable communities; protection and restoration of coastal and marine natural resources; providing education and advocacy on land use development; and adaptation to climate change.
The Oregon Forest Conservation Coalition supports balanced management on northwest Oregon’s Clatsop and Tillamook forests, a public and protected Elliott State Forest, and science-based private forest rules in Oregon. Balanced forest management includes timber harvest, but also protects our clean water, salmon runs, wildlife habitat, and special places to hike, camp, fish, bike, and hunt.
Founded in 1994, Sustainable Northwest is a pioneer in solving problems through collaboration and has grown into one of the most trusted organizations working at the intersection of the environment, economy, and community.
Photograph by Trygve Steen