Love Your Columbia Community

Welcome to the "Love Your Columbia Community"

Featuring a seasonal series of online support and activism  featuring inspiration, conversations on digital platforms, and fun activities for kids.

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

Let’s stay connected:
A Video Series featuring Columbia Riverkeeper Partners and Activists
Heroes Video Series
October 22 - December 3

Once a week for eight weeks, check out our Youtube page or social media for new video releases highlighting the untold stories of grit and passion—and success

One River, A Thousand Voices
Recording: Book Release Party:
One River, A Thousand Voices by Claudia Castro Luna

We were joined by Claudia Castro Luna (author) and Tyrone Thompson Ross (Wyampum Nez Perce) for poetry readings and conversations to celebrate a special book release

Webinar Recap
Why Scientists Fear a Chernobyl-Like Catastrophe Could Happen at Hanford

We recently hosted a roundtable discussion about the frightening consequences that delayed cleanup could have at one of Hanford’s most high-risk facilities that houses one-third of all radioactivity

Kalama activists protesting at rally
Webinar Recap
Standing Up to Trump's Environmental Rollbacks

Learn from attorneys on the frontlines of litigation challenging the Trump administration’s efforts to dismantle laws that protect clean air and water.

Six Images Love Your Columbia Webinar
RECAP: Six Images
Our Journey with Water, Activism, and Social Justice

An inspiring conversation with two Native American civic leaders, Cathy Sampson-Kruse and Emily Washines, as they shared images and events that influenced their lives. 

Orcas, photo by NOAA Fisheries West Coast.
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.

Need inspiration?
Simone Anter
Environmentalists for Black Lives Matter

In a powerful essay, Columbia Riverkeeper’s staff attorney, Simone Anter, Jicarilla Apache and Yaqui, explores and articulates how Black Lives Matter is inextricably tied to environmentalism.

FAQs on COVID-19 & Water Quality

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

Kate Murphy
Finding Our Footing in Times of Uncertainty

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

Thank You for Doing Your Part

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

Celebrate Major Milestones in Our Fights Against Fossil Fuels!
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.

Love Your Columbia Community Facebook Group

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

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