Learn more about the variety of environmental programs, projects, and studies going on in the Portland area. Please note that programs and studies listed are not necessarily endorsed by the City of Portland and do not necessarily represent the City’s views unless explicitly stated. For information about studies or programs, please contact the relevant organization directly.
Portland environmental organizations are doing great work! Learn more about their work and how to get involved
Learn more about the effects of food waste and doing more with less
Portland is encouraging economic growth through sustainability
Portland’s at the confluence of two great rivers that still host runs of wild salmon, which inspire the community to take extra special care of it riverbanks, streamsides, watersheds, and wetlands—as well as how we catch and treat the water that runs off our pavement
Portland watersheds, grey to green, invasive plants, science fish and wildlife program, trees in the city
Portland’s saving energy and investing in new, clean sources—here’s how
Nature’s not only close-by Portland--it’s in it. See how we’re creating and connecting natural spaces inside the City with our growing system of trails and parks
Beautiful videos in Portland & Oregon
Linking Portland with the International Community
Learn what the city and neighborhood are doing to battle climate change
Learn about green building resources and strategies
Keep current with all of Portland’s green news and activities
The Bureau of Environmental Services provides Portland residents with Clean River programs including water quality protection, watershed planning, wastewater collection and treatment, sewer installation and stormwater management.