Getting to 2100

 

Getting to 2100

10 July 2017

Legislatures are tough places that always seem to wrestle with too little money for too many needs and Oregon is no exception. The final budget bill passed last week included $24 million for this fund. So, did we win for Oregon’s kids or not? Did we really get Outdoor School for All as supported by the voters? …

15 June 2017

“In the waterlogged Netherlands, climate change is considered neither a hypothetical nor a drag on the economy. Instead, it’s an opportunity.”

9 May 2017
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25 January 2017
20 January 2017

A conservation election win in Oregon brings hope for the future…

15 June 2016

Oregon has a long history of turning kids on to to their world through taking them for a week of hands-on science education, in the woods, while they are in 5th or 6th grade. Yeah, sure, they learn about soil and water, trees and animals but… they also learn a heck of lot about themselves. […]

3 June 2016

The Open Streets movement is at a tipping point as an international phenomenon. Let’s open our streets and reshape our communities! Ciclovias are taking North America by storm!

23 May 2016

In April I was invited to speak at TedXPortland, under the theme of Wonderland. I spoke of the need for people to be critical rather than magical thinkers and how best to do this as a society is to take our kids out of the classroom and into the natural world–Outdoor School for All. Enjoy.

22 June 2015
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Exciting peer-reviewed research findings just published by PLOS ONE “Estimating the Size and Impact of the Ecological Restoration Economy” by BenDor et al., provide a solid view inside the sector and dispel the notion promoted by some that environmental programs stymie business.  Presently Source: Ecological Restoration –  Now $25 Billion in U.S.

16 June 2015
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Once the signature of an era of pell-mell development, American sprawl has slowed to a crawl in recent years, a new study finds. Source: Is the US Starting to Turn the Corner on Urban Sprawl?