We restore forests, rivers, and rangelands for healthier habitat, clean air and water, and vibrant rural economies.
Pioneering natural resource solutions that work for people and nature.
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Live Edge Celebration
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Klamath River to flow freely!
Sustainable Northwest and our legal team developed a unique model for dam removal that broke the logjam in the Klamath.
Transformation of the West
In a nutshell, how a restoration economy is changing everything. For the better. Click below to see the video.
We’re creating markets for this native tree to restore eastern Oregon’s grasslands and economy. Click below to see the video.
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Sustainable Northwest Wood
Our subsidiary wood distribution business is the regional leader in providing local and sustainable wood products.
Sustainable Northwest believes a healthy economy, environment, and community are indivisible, and all can be strengthened by wise partnerships, policies, and investments.
We work at the radical middle of economy, environment, and community. Successfully bringing local interests together to pioneer balanced community-driven solutions in the face of change and conflict requires extraordinary patience, grit, and commitment.
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Growing a restoration economy
Building a clean energy economy
Ensuring enough water for wildlife and people
Restoring rangelands for people and wildlife
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- A vision for Northwest watersheds
To get us started, what is your definition of a watershed?
The textbook definition is an area of land that drains surface and underground water, sediment, and other...
- There is simply no quit in the Klamath Basin
As it is often the case when big things happen, the many small steps that happened behind the scenes to reach the main event remain invisible. We thought readers would...
- Klamath River to flow freely thanks to new model for collaborative dam removal
Sustainable Northwest was one of a coalition of over forty Klamath River Basin stakeholders that signed an amended Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement today in a...
- The importance of fire
Spring is here, and that means on national forests across the West, forest managers are busy preparing for early season restoration work. While the forests are still...
- Live Edge Celebration
Enjoy a delicious barbecue, live music by Jacob Miller and the Bridge City Crooners, exciting live and silent auctions, great regional beers and wines, and a...
- A tale of two birds
When looking at a vegetation management project, it is easy to focus solely on what the trees need and how restoration can reduce the amount of overcrowded forest stands...