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Apply for our Gerhardt Internship

Our Gerhardt Interns come from all walks of life, all over the country, and receive a generous stipend for their participation in this program. Gerhardt Interns enjoy 10 weeks of close collaboration with our expert staff, receiving project support and guidance throughout.

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Oregon Supreme Court decision protects 55 acres of farmland

This huge land use victory was reached in the ongoing legal battle over the proposed expansion of the Aurora Airport’s runway.

Challenging the Columbia River industrial port expansion

1000 Friends of Oregon and Columbia Riverkeeper filed a legal challenge to Columbia County’s controversial decision to rezone over 830 acres of prime farmland and wetlands for heavy industrial development along the Columbia River.



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Land use planning is the core of who we are. 

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

1000 Friends works to reverse discriminatory practices, policies, and impacts on people.

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