This page contains links to other organizations and
sites with content related to OCVA issues.
Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD)
Friends of Oregon
- 1000 Friends of Oregon is a statewide
nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting Oregon's quality of
life and encouraging people to participate in land use decisions
affecting them. They work to maintain our farm and forest land,
create livable cities, promote citizen involvement, and protect
natural areas. 1000 Friends is the state's leading land use
- Grow Philomath Sensibly
- GPS was formed by citizens concerned about the impact of 660 new homes on Philomath's schools,
water, infrastructure, and community life.
They propose an achievable plan
that includes the necessary resources,
and benefits current and future residents,
not just the developers.
- Salem CityWatch
- Established in 1997, Salem CityWatch is an independent, nonprofit organization enabling concerned citizens to work together
and help shape a better future for our City of Peace.
CityWatch arose from the local Citizens for Responsible Growth Campaign advocating for system development charges (SDCs) that would more
fairly apportion development costs to those who benefited most from development, while protecting taxpayers.
of North Plains
- Friends of North Plains' mission is to
help our members become more knowledgeable about growth-related
activities in North Plains, to encourage citizens to participate in
the decision-making processes that affect the town's growth, and to
foster discussion about growth and livability in general.
to Growth Oregon (AGO)
- AGO strives to leave succeeding
generations of Oregonians a more economically prosperous,
environmentally healthy, and socially just State by encouraging
progress toward a sustainable society, and discouraging growth focused
on increased population and consumption.
Note: AGO has ceased operations, but their web site contains
an archive of their research reports, newsletters, and other useful
- The purpose of Minnesotans For Sustainability is to provide information to
assist in thoughtful reflection and in preparing decisions encouraging a sustainable Minnesota and United States.
Not specific to Minnesota, almost all of the information presented is national
and international in scope. Be sure to visit their Table of Contents page,
which contains a huge repository of documents on growth and sustainability.
- Controlling Growth in Our
- This website is intended to aid people who want to control growth proactively in their
communities. Its creation was made possible by people from across the U.S.
with direct experience in these issues. Their mission is to
help those who struggle against local growth
avoid the obstacles and disappointments that veteran activists have encountered along
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