Innovative Solutions for Healthy Landscapes and Vibrant Communities

Strategies for Local Communities

Our collaborative work in rural communities results in grassroots solutions to critical challenges and better relationships among diverse groups of people.

Opportunity for Small Businesses

Through local innovation and access to new markets, family owned businesses are leading the way to a new natural resource economy.

A Voice for Rural Leaders

We amplify the voices of rural leaders throughout the country so that ground-tested local solutions are shared in our networks and made durable through legislation.

Why Sustainable Northwest?

“What Sustainable Northwest has achieved is no less important than what Rachel Carson and other seminal conservation leaders did when they catalyzed major paradigm shifting movements in this country.” —Mary Wagner, Associate Chief of the US Forest Service

Sustainable Northwest finds solutions by listening, learning, building trust, and investing in the long- term success of the communities and region we serve. Our work results in restored ecosystems, living wage jobs, and better relationships among diverse groups of people.

Over 300 Partners across the Northwest...

Our work impacts landscapes and communities across the Northwest, allows innovative businesses to access new market opportunities, and gives rural leaders a national voice.

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