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Lindsey Hardy Joins The Environmental Center, Goes to DC

Lindsey Hardy PhotoLindsey Hardy joined The Environmental Center last week to lead our new Clean Energy Challenge Program.

We are thrilled to have Lindsey on our staff team. She comes to us with substantial experience in outreach and education in the solar industry and in energy efficiency. She’s also been very active in our local green community,

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FANs Seek Wilderness Protection of Deschutes Canyon Area

A FAN on a hike in the Deschutes Canyon AreaWe are so lucky to live in an astounding area for wilderness and outdoors activities. Central Oregon’s wild places are important and takes a lot of work to preserve them for future generations.

One group that is a testament to grassroots local preservation is Friends and Neighbors (FANs) of the Deschutes Canyon Area. FANs was started in

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