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Please join us on Wednesday, October 7th for a live presentation by Greg Block, president of  Sustainable Northwest. Greg will be discussing forest health, reducing wildfire risk, climate solutions, regenerative agriculture, green building and some of the efforts of Sustainable Northwest related to these.

NOTE: YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER IN ORDER TO GAIN ACCESS TO THE EVENT. An email will be sent to the address you provide with Zoom meeting information and password on Tuesday, October 6th.  If you do not receive an email by 5pm the day before the event, please check your spam folder and/or contact greenlanesbn@gmail.com.

About the Speaker:

Greg Block, President, Sustainable Northwest: For over 25 years, Greg has been active in developing environmental law and policy at the intersection of commerce, investment, and conservation. As President of Sustainable Northwest, Greg helps pioneer models of sustainability that work for people and nature. Formerly as the Director of the North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation (an environmental side agreement to NAFTA) based in Montreal, Canada, Greg led teams working in the areas of conservation of biodiversity; trade and environment; pollutants and health; and law and policy.

He has participated in many interdisciplinary regional conservation initiatives in North America, and chaired several senior advisory committees.  From 2002-2004, Greg held the position of Distinguished Environmental Law Scholar at the Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon, having earlier taught environmental law in Mexico under the auspices of a Fulbright Lecture Grant.

Prior to joining Sustainable Northwest, Greg served for a decade at the Wild Salmon Center, working to conserve salmon strongholds and to strengthen the communities that depend on them across the Pacific Rim. Greg lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife Ros and two children, Andrea and Anton.