Getting to 2100

 

Getting to 2100

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?

15 May 2015

O how far we’ve come…!Rex Burkholder, co-founder, BTA; Ray Thomas, Bicycle Legal Clinic; Mayor Bud Clark
Rex Burkholder, co-founder, BTA; Ray Thomas, Bicycle Legal Clinic; Mayor Bud Clark (whoop, whoop!)

27 April 2015

Rex jacket-2 The Activist’s Toolkit is about getting things done: what does it take to jump into action.