Posts By: John Jordan-Cascade

Bees by the Numbers

“Bees are as important to Oregon’s agricultural sector as water and the sun.” – Alan Turanski, VP, GloryBee Foods There are a lot of reasons to be concerned about the rapid decline of many species of bees worldwide. Honey bees and bumble bees have played a crucial role in human cultures for thousands of years…. Read more »

Take Action on Pesticide Reform now!

The Oregon Pesticide Action Workgroup, a project led by Beyond Toxics, has put out a Statement of Principles: The Pesticide Reform Guiding Principles (PDF file). The statement reflects many experienced grassroots voices and years of experience drawing public attention to the dangers of pesticides in our environment and in our bodies. These guiding principles are based… Read more »

Multnomah County promotes No Idling!

Multnomah County’s Office of Sustainability announces it’s association with our Healthy Air Oregon campaign to encourage drivers to turn off their engines while waiting on drawbridges this Summer. Together we are raising awareness about the personal and public health risks of idling and cost savings available to individual drivers and businesses of all kinds by… Read more »