One River, Many Voices

Port of Portland

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The Willamette River plays an important role in the environmental, economic, recreational and cultural life of Oregon. Yet the industrial stretch of the river through Portland contains historic pollution that will require a Superfund cleanup. This audio series tells some of the stories of the river, through the voices of those who have historical wisdom, expert knowledge of these complex issues or dreams for the future. Listen for perspectives from scientists, conservationists, individuals who work on the river, Portland residents from adjacent neighborhoods, people who swim, fish and paddle on the river, public agency staff and Native Americans who have depended on the river for generations.

The Willamette River plays an important role in the environmental, economic, recreational and cultural life of Oregon. Yet the industrial stretch of the river through Portland contains historic pollution that will require a Superfund cleanup. This audio series tells some of the stories of the river, through the voices of those who have historical w... Show more

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