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Sustainable building is on the rise – in Portland and across the world. The global green building market has surpassed $260 billion, and client demand is expected to keep pushing that number higher.

People are turning towards architecture that’s harmonious … Continue Reading

Whether fresh berries or snappy green beans, children at Oregon preschools are tasting more local food bounty this summer than ever before. That’s because the local environmental organization Ecotrust has launched a new phase of its Farm to Preschool program, … Continue Reading

Sure, you expect your forests to do a lot: provide jobs and timber, store carbon, shelter wildlife, and support the ecosystem. But how much of each function is enough? And worse, how much is too much for the forest to … Continue Reading

A Portland environmental organization is helping restore crucial watersheds by investing in projects that have the greatest chance of success. And to bring attention to its work, Ecotrust invites the public to a series of free concerts – including one … Continue Reading

A quintessentially Portland music event begins tonight: the Sundown Concert  Series at Ecotrust’s Natural Capital Center, in the Pearl District.

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The series brings together top local musicians with a lively street fair-style exhibition of innovative local businesses and nonprofits – … Continue Reading

Because it expects the Keystone XL Pipeline to aggravate climate change, the Portland environmental organization Ecotrust is advocating for an alternative: Rather than build the five-state corridor of the Keystone line, repair existing pipelines.

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The Sundown mystery  (which Portland bands will play at the Sundown Summer Concert Series?) has been solved! Ecotrust is out today with its July 2014 lineup:

7/10: The Portland Cello Project
7/17: Magic Mouth with BRAINSTORM
7/24: The Builders Continue Reading