Land Use & Restoration Climate Actions in Oregon

Here are a selection of the climate actions in the Land Use & Restoration Solution Area going on now in Oregon.

1000 Friends of Oregon (https://friends.org/) offers many opportunities to work on land use issues in the state, including the Land Use Leadership Initiative (LULI) program, which has trained over 200 emerging land use leaders since 2012.

Bamboo Garden (http://bamboogarden.com/) is a bamboo nursery of 20 acres. *NOTE: Bamboo rapidly sequesters carbon in biomass and soil and can thrive on degraded lands. Long-lived bamboo products can also store carbon over time. Read More.* [North Plains]

Forest Climate Alliance (https://www.forestclimatealliance.org/) is a network of organizations and activists working at the intersection of forest defense and climate justice. [Statewide+]

Friends of Trees (https://friendsoftrees.org/) inspires people to improve the world around them through planting trees together. [Statewide+]

The Wetlands Conservancy (https://wetlandsconservancy.org/) is a leader in Oregon wetland conservation. Our mission is to partner with communities across our state in conserving, enhancing and restoring the physical and ecological values of Oregon’s greatest wetlands for current and future generations. [Statewide]

If you have a project in this area, and would like to post it, please contact us at ORClimateHub@gmail.com, or message us within the Hub. For other informational starting points, visit our resources page or the current collection of resource posts.

Time commitment: 1 hour
Sponsoring organization(s): Oregon Climate Action Hub
Link to learn more: https://www.ORClimateHub.org
Solution Area:
Adaptation & Resilience
Buildings
Climate Justice
Education
Energy
Finance & Economy
Food & Agriculture
Forests
Governance & Leadership
Land Use & Restoration
Mental Health & Mindfulness
Public Health
Storytelling & Art
Transportation
Tribal & Indigenous
Waste Prevention
Youth
Listing created Jan 14, 2022