Category: Events

Grays Harbor Oil Terminals Public Hearing – tentatively late July »

June 26th, 2015: [ July 20, 2015 to July 31, 2015. July 20, 2015 to July 31, 2015. ] We expect a hearing in late July in Grays Harbor, and we need your help to make sure that the Washington Department of Ecology gets a clear message that residents of the Pacific Northwest are united in standing up to oil throughout our state!



#SwimmableWater Weekend July 31-Aug. 2, 2015 »

July 27th, 2015: [ July 31, 2015 to August 2, 2015. ] We’ll be celebrating swimmable waters July 31 through August 2. Take a photo of yourself recreating on the river, post it using the hashtag #SwimmableWater to enter the Waterkeeper Alliance Swimmable Water Photo Contest.



Support the City of Vancouver in Requiring a Full Review of NuStar Oil Terminal Proposal! »

July 29th, 2015: [ August 6, 2015; 9:00 am; ] On August 5-6, 2015, a Hearing's Officer will conduct a hearing to determine whether the City of Vancouver correctly required an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the NuStar Oil Terminal. The City will allow public testimony on the morning of Thursday, August 6, 2015. This is an opportunity to support the City of Vancouver in taking a hard look at the environmental, public safety, and economic impacts of transporting crude-by-rail through Vancouver and the Columbia River Gorge.



First Friday: Hood River Office »

July 29th, 2015: [ August 7, 2015; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] First Friday Open House at Columbia Riverkeeper. We will have snacks, drinks, and kid-friendly activities. Learn how you can get involved with helping the Columbia River.



Environmental Quality Commission Meets in Astoria For the First Time! »

July 29th, 2015: [ August 13, 2015; 11:00 am; ] Oregon's Environmental Quality Commission (EQC) will meet in Astoria for the first time. The EQC is the Commission that oversees Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), which has authority to deny the proposed Oregon LNG project. Wear red, offer your thoughts to EQC, or just support those who speak.



Love Your Columbia: Restoration in Your Community »

March 31st, 2015: [ August 22, 2015; ] On August 22, 2015, Columbia Riverkeeper will celebrate Love Your Columbia. This one-day event will feature community river clean-ups, invasive species eradication, and restoration projects in local communities along the Columbia from British Columbia to the estuary.



Our Relationship to Place: Two Perspectives on the Columbia River »

July 1st, 2015: [ August 22, 2015 12:00 pm to August 23, 2015 5:00 am. ] Our friends over at Confluence are working in collaboration with the Wapato Valley School and many other organizations to launch a project that aims to transform identities and relationships through place-based, experiential education.



Transformations on the Columbia: Contact, Colonization and Decolonization »

July 1st, 2015: [ August 30, 2015; 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. ] Our friends over at Confluence are working in collaboration with the Wapato Valley School and many other organizations to launch a project that aims to transform identities and relationships through place-based, experiential education.



Tell the City of Warrenton to Reject Oregon LNG! »

July 29th, 2015: [ September 2, 2015; ] The City of Warrenton will hold a hearing to decide whether Oregon LNG's massive proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal would comply with the City's local land use laws. The City will consider the terminal's potential impacts to local public safety, water quality, fishing, public access, and traffic. Riverkeeper will provide more information about the hearing as it approaches. For now, please save the date and plan to join us in Warrenton!



Save the Date: Columbia Riverkeeper 15th Anniversary Celebration & Awards »

July 29th, 2015: [ October 17, 2015; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Let’s celebrate 15 years of protecting and restoring the Columbia with a party! Whether you joined recently or you were a member before we were Columbia Riverkeeper, we want you there so we can appreciate what we have all accomplished together. Music, games, conversations and awards; it won’t be the same without you.