Most environmental organizations, in response to today’s challenges, advocate answers: sustainability, efficiency, resilience, conservation, policy change, litigation, and so forth. We’re a little different.

We ask questions, with you, to help see future scenarios and move toward viable strategies.

Ill’-a-hee is the ancient word used by the Chinook people to describe earth, ground, land, country, place or world. Unlike the word “environment” that implies a separation, illahee conveys the all-encompassing relationship that ties the people of a place to the land and each other.