Accessibility Statement

At The Environmental Center, we are dedicated to ensuring that our website ( is accessible and inclusive for all users. We recognize the importance of accessibility in fulfilling our mission to embed sustainability into daily life in Central Oregon, and we are committed to providing an equitable experience for everyone who visits our website.

Our approach to web accessibility:

  1. Compliance with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG): We strive to meet or exceed the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA to ensure our website is accessible to people with diverse abilities, including those with visual, auditory, cognitive, and mobility impairments.
  2. Continual improvement: We are constantly working to improve our website's accessibility and usability. As part of our commitment to equity and accessibility, we regularly review our website, update content, and implement new features to enhance the overall user experience for all visitors.
  3. Inclusive design and language: We aim to create an inclusive online environment by using clear and concise language, providing alternative text for images, offering transcripts for audio content, and ensuring our website is compatible with assistive technologies.
  4. Accessible resources: Where possible, we provide accessible versions of our resources, such as documents and multimedia content, to ensure that everyone can access and benefit from our work.
  5. Feedback and support: We welcome feedback on the accessibility of our website and are committed to addressing any issues that may arise. If you encounter any accessibility barriers or require assistance with our website, please contact us at or 541-385-6908. We will work with you to provide the information or support you need in an accessible format.

By prioritizing accessibility and equity in our website, we hope to create an inclusive online space that allows all visitors to engage with our work and participate in shaping a sustainable future for Central Oregon. We are continuously learning and adapting our approach to better serve our community, and we invite you to join us in our commitment to making The Environmental Center's website accessible for all.