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Planning for Tech Investments that Don't Compromise Farmland Protections

We have the opportunity to bring federal funding and jobs to Oregon with the CHIPS and Science Act. But, there are many pitfalls policymakers may fall into without adequate research and engagement. 1000 Friends of Oregon is offering an approach to avoiding these pitfalls and creating a win-win for Oregonians. Learn what we're proposing.

1000 Friends Signs on to River Democracy Act Letter

Oregon is home to over 110,000 miles of rivers and streams. Across the state, only 2,173 miles of rivers and streams are currently designated as Wild and Scenic, but, thanks to Senator Wyden and Merkley’s River Democracy Act of 2021, an additional 4,700 miles of streams and rivers may soon be protected.