Blog Posts

Ashley Miller | 06.30.10 9:32 am

Prior to joining the OLCV staff, I volunteered on the steering committee of OLCV’s Lane County chapter. One of the things that really appealed to me as a steering committee member was OLCV’s local environmental scorecard process. It was such a great way to evaluate whether or not the hard work we put into electing local candidates in Lane County had actually translated into protecting the environment.

Toby Van Fleet | 06.22.10 11:16 am

This Thursday, OLCV is hosting a $5 movie benefit. The star of that event, a new, unprecedented documentary about gloabal warming and sustainable living called "Deep Green," is turning some heads.

| 06.21.10 10:41 pm

The new Republican candidate for House District 37, Aaron Crowley, was backed by the House Republican caucus within 24 hours of Chael Sonnen dropping out of the race last week.  Now that Crowley has officially announced his campaign we should all ask him a very important question – do you support ocean oil drilling off the Oregon coast?  We shoul

Meredith Shield | 06.13.10 10:05 am

State leagues lobby for federal clean energy/climate bill

Last week, I attended the national League of Conservation Voters' (LCV) annual Lobby Day as well as LCV's 40th Anniversary Dinner in Washington DC. As always, spending time in Washington DC was truly wonderful. It is a beautiful city with a ton of political energy. For political and policy wonks like me, this is one of my favorite places to spend time.

Toby Van Fleet | 06.09.10 2:23 pm

Join OLCV at the world premiere of “Deep Green" -- an unprecedented new documentary on how to stop man-made global warming now -- on June 24 at 6 p.m. Proceeds from the show will benefit OLCV, and tickets are only $5! Purchase your tickets here.

Watch this clip from the film about solar power.

Toby Van Fleet | 06.01.10 8:35 pm

Portland filmmaker Matt Briggs has posted a blog here about his new documentary "Deep Green." You can see the film at the Bagdad Theater in Portland on June 24 at a $5 benefit showing for OLCV. Read Matt's blog below:

Meredith Shield | 05.14.10 11:43 am

Meredith Shield here. This is my first post on the OLCV blog since I started here as OLCV’s new Oregon Conservation Network Director.  I used to work at OLCV as a county organizer. Most recently, I served as Representative Jules Bailey’s (D-Portland) Chief of Staff.

Andy Maggi | 05.13.10 5:13 pm

As many of you know, the Oregon League of Conservation Voters has been talking about the importance of getting Dick Schouten elected Washington County Commission Chair for months. OLCV Executive Director Jon Isaacs has called this race the most important local race in the state.

| 05.13.10 2:22 pm

Of the some 75 endorsements OLC V has made for 2010, one that may have flown under the radar is our endorsement for Ted Wheeler for Oregon State Treasurer. But what role does the state treasurer have in protecting Oregon’s environment and why is Ted Wheeler the environmental candidate?

Ashley Miller | 05.06.10 1:12 pm

As you know, the primary is upon us. We have our ballots and voters pamphlets and are sitting down to decide who to vote for on May 18th. In Lane County, OLCV has been working hard to get voters out for two candidates- Pat Riggs-Henson for Springfield County Commissioner and Jerry Rust for West Lane County Commissioner.

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