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HB2437 Is Not Vetoed

By reversing course on vetoing HB 2437, Governor Kate Brown missed an opportunity to meet Oregon’s climate resiliency goals. With the unfortunate failure of the Clean Energy Jobs bill–HB 2020, Governor Brown still had an opportunity to help Oregon meet its climate goals:  Veto HB 2437, the so-called “ditch cleaning bill” that allows farmers to

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It’s Time To Try Carp

With 50 trillion pieces of plastic floating in our ocean and the total number of fish in the sea half of what is was in 1970, is can be daunting to understand good ways to be a consumer of seafood. Wetlands & Wellies has always been a celebration of wetlands delicious bounty, but with changing

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2019 Legislative Wrap-Up

The 80th Oregon legislative session was turbulent and challenging for wetland conservation.  While we can’t declare 2019 a victory for wetland and water conservation, with the help of our community and partners,  there was a  heightened awareness in Salem  of  the critical role wetlands play in cleaning and recharging our water supply and mitigating climate change.

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