Welcome Adis! Service Learning Student from PCC and awesome volunteer!

My name is Adis I am in my second term at pcc, I am majoring in criminal justice. I am a mother of a super awesome boy who is named Damien. He consumes all my time when I am not at school or work. I love being a mom he is the most amazing best […]

Forest Park Conservancy Day of Service

One of our AWESOME volunteers from Portland Community College just participated in the Forest Park Conservancy Day of Service. She has wonderful things to say about the value of Service Learning and about what a great organization FPC is. Thank you to everyone that came out and helped!

Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service Jan 21 West Oakland, CA

On January 21st, Our Vets Arts group organized a Litter Patrol Project in West Oakland near American Steel Studios, leaders in arts and design creation. We picked up over 2,000 lbs of garbage in a three hour period. It was AWESOME!

Ride for Two Rivers June 16th Help in the restoration of the Metolius and Whychus Creek! Sisters, OR

Deschutes • Sisters Volunteer Opportunity We are looking for volunteers for our Ride for Two Rivers on June 16.  We need many volunteers to help with parking, registration and rest stops along the course. This is the National Forest Foundation’s biggest fundraiser for the Whychus and Metolius River restoration efforts. Last year over $30,000 was raised and […]

UCS Launches Center for Science and Democracy

    In today’s hyper-partisan political environment, the public and decision makers often ignore independent science and technical analysis in favor of assertions from ideologues and thinly veiled spokespeople for powerful vested interests. This trend toward deliberate misinformation and neglect of science not only threatens the principles of transparency and accountability on which our democracy […]

Desert Rocks Festival June 7-10 Green River, Utah

We want to take a moment to give another shout out to the community that came together to bring us to Desert Rocks to showcase of our beautiful, US Made and Sourced, Recycled, and Upcycled products.  The profits from these events are going to create environmental science, forest ecology, and watershed educational materials that will be available […]

The Forest Park Trail Marathon and Half Marathon Sept 22

    September 22, 2012 Portland, Oregon The Forest Park Trail Marathon and Half-Marathon is a challenging, fun and rewarding running event benefitting the Forest Park Conservancy. The full marathon route traverses 26.2 miles of Forest Park’s legendary 80+ mile trail system. The half marathon (13.1 miles) is available for runners not ready to commit […]

Thank you to the Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley

A heartfelt thank you to Angela Chu and Evan Gallagher from the Social Entrepreneurship Class through the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley.  They are evaluating our 501(c)3 through the lens of Social Good as a deliverable and how we can strengthen our organization. A little about the school: As the second-oldest business school in […]

Terminus: arctic adventures with ben shook

This is part 3 of a series with our friend ben shook.  This is a link to part one & part two. We’re coming up on ten P.M. in Iqaluqtutiaq, the old curfew, denoted with the air raid siren… my last evening bell for a while here, in the north.  I spent the day doing […]

GMO Debate Part 3

This article from the New York Times describes how the GMO debate has reached a new level.  Angry organic farmers from around North America protested in from of a federal courtroom earlier this month, frustrated by no longer being able to keep GMO crops from spreading into their fields.  A recent decision from the FDA […]