Love Your Columbia Community

Welcome to the "Love Your Columbia Community"

Featuring a new series of online support and activism during these hard times featuring inspiration, conversations on digital platforms, and fun activities for kids.

We’ve teamed up with our incredible team of environmental lawyers, community organizers, scientists, and our partners who work everyday to protect the Columbia.

Let’s stay connected:
"Hanford Journey" artist Carmen Selam with her mother, Carmen designed one of the event t-shirts.
Hanford Art Contest
Now - June 30, 2020

This year's theme: "Reclaiming our River from Hanford’s Nuclear Legacy." What does a clean and healthy Columbia River mean to you? Enter the all-ages art contest for a chance to win cash prizes. 

Conoce tu Columbia launch party, Sept. 2017
Conoce Tu Columbia
Know Your Columbia

Tune in to Conoce tu Columbia Riverkeeper’s bilingual Spanish-language radio show.

oil train
Recap
Stand Up to Bomb Trains

Columbia Riverkeeper’s Conservation Director Dan Serres shares the inside scoop on how Big Oil continues to push oil-by-rail along the Columbia.

Orcas, photo by NOAA Fisheries West Coast.
WATCH
Removing Lower Snake River Dams to Protect Salmon and Orcas

Columbia Riverkeeper's Senior Attorney Miles Johnson shares a recap from the "Removing Lower Snake River Dams to Protect Salmon and Orcas" virtual presentation.

Boats at Hanford, photo by Evan Abell, Yakima Herald-Republic
Watch
High Risks at Hanford

Columbia Riverkeeper's Staff Attorney Simone Anter shares a recap from the "High Risks at Hanford" virtual presentation.

Power Past Coal Rally, photo by Alex Milan Tracy
“How to Protect What You Love During COVID-19”
Recap Coming Soon

Columbia Riverkeeper Community Organizer Kate Murphy and Senior Organizer Ubaldo Hernández shared stories of how we can stay committed to protecting our environment and resources to support our communities during COVID-19.

Love Your Columbia Community Facebook Group

Share your insights and love of the Columbia River in the "Love Your Columbia Community" Facebook group.

Need inspiration?
Kate Murphy
Finding Our Footing in Times of Uncertainty

Community Organizer, Kate Murphy, shares resources to support our communities during COVID-19.

FAQs on COVID-19 & Water Quality

Water Quality Director, Lorri Epstein, discusses questions around water quality and COVID-19.

Mario Mijares
The Mosier Motto: Small Enough to Make a Big Difference

Community Organizer, Mario Mijares, reflects on a recent field trip with Mosier Mayor Arlene Burns.

Thank You for Doing Your Part

Executive Director, Brett VandenHeuvel, reflects on this difficult time.

Columbia River, photo by Paloma Ayala
Standing Up to Trump's Rollbacks

How our team of attorneys and community organizers are hard at work, responding to a flurry of federal actions to gut environmental and public health protections. 

My Not-So-Quiet NPR Interview

Legal & Program Director, Lauren Goldberg, shares how she's balancing the roles as an environmental attorney and a parent of two energetic kids.

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