Supporting Latinx Founders
INTERVIEW | Pitch Latinx organizer and founder of Latino Founders, Juan Barraza, shares his hopes for Latinx entrepreneurship in the state and how Latinx-owned businesses are building intergenerational wealth.
Unequal distribution of climate impacts
and how tribal management is adapting on
the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation
INTERVIEW | An interview with Cody Desautel about the impacts of climate change on the Tribes’ forest and economy and how they are responding to threats
Introducing Jaime Arredondo and Alexandria McBride
INTERVIEW | Learn more about two of our board members, Jaime Arredondo and Alexandria McBride
The Value of Cultural Burning in Forest Management: A Conversation With Gabe Sheoships
INTERVIEW | An interview with Gabe Sheoships, the Executive Director of the Friends of Tryon Creek
One meal at a time: Talking with Chef Andre Uribe
INTERVIEW | A conversation with Chef Andre Uribe about his values and new business endeavor, Sustainable Meals Oregon
Introducing Olivia Rebanal
INTERVIEW | Learn more about our first CIO, Olivia M. Rebanal, who has been busy coordinating energies toward our Strategic Plan and building equity-centered processes.
Rebuilding Native nations in eastern Oregon
INTERVIEW | A conversation with John David “J.D.” Tovey III, Planning Director for the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
Introducing Carson Viles
INTERVIEW | Tribal Network Strategist Carson Viles discusses a growing body of work at Ecotrust around Indigenous stewardship and co-management.
What it takes to catch a fish: An interview with Native Candy
PARTNER VOICES | Seafood business Native Candy discusses their journey and vision and the inextricable link between salmon and Native people of our region.
Northwest tribes and genetically engineered salmon: An interview with Valerie Segrest
INTERVIEW | Our team speaks with Valerie Segrest for a Native perspective on genetically engineered salmon
Welcome Cat Goughnour
INTERVIEW | We chat with our new board member, Cat Goughnour, who has been part of Ecotrust’s racial equity work since 2016
Update: Keex’ Kwaan Community Forest Partnership
INTERVIEW | Our team works with the Keex’ Kwaan Community Forest Partnership to keep safety top of mind in planning the summer season
Update: Farm to School
INTERVIEW | Angela Hedstrom shares current challenges around keeping farm to school relationships afloat during the COVID-19 crisis.
Update: The Redd on Salmon Street
INTERVIEW | We connect with the Redd campus manager, B-Line founder, and our VP of events and engagement for an update on activities at the Redd campus amid COVID shutdowns.
Introducing Teresa Gaddy
INTERVIEW | We are proud to introduce our new Green Workforce Academy Program Manager.
Our responsibility to the Southern Resident killer whales: An interview with Cecilia Gobin
INTERVIEW | An interview with Cecilia Gobin (Tulalip), Conservation Policy Analyst and Southern Resident Orca Task Force Member
Power to the pupusas
INTERVIEW | Kaitlyn Rich interviews Eli Marroquin, owner of Portland Pupusas y Taquería, and the inaugural Powerhouse participant at the Redd.
A conversation with Susie Lee
INTERVIEW | Seattle-based artist and entrepreneur Susie Lee chats with us about her career, being a new mom, and being Ecotrust’s newest board member.
Introducing Jamese Kwele
INTERVIEW | Our Director of Food Equity talks about her new role.
Community and capital: An Ag of the Middle case study in cash flow
INTERVIEW | Our Ag of the Middle Program Manager, Maia Hardy, interviews rancher and Accelerator participant, Jared Gartner
Protecting place, pursuing justice: Continuing the conversation with Jessie Housty
INTERVIEW | The story behind the Heiltsuk First Nation Investigating and eventually litigating a 2016 diesel spill in unceded territorial waters
Heartbreak, healing in Heiltsuk home waters: An interview with Jessie Housty
INTERVIEW | Jessie Housty of the Heiltsuk First Nation shares the social and economic impacts following the grounding of the Nathan E. Stewart.
Introducing two exciting additions to our event center catering list
INTERVIEW | Our Event Centers are proud to offer a catering list that is delicious, community-minded, and culturally-specific. Meet the latest addition
Supporting tribal sovereignty through legislation and leadership
INTERVIEW | Lisa Watt and Doe Hatfield interviewed Alan Parker following the publication of his recent book, Pathways to Indigenous Nation Sovereignty