Cascadia Wildlands monitors projects on the Willamette, Umpqua, Deschutes and other National Forests in Oregon, as well as the Tongass National Forest in Alaska. Some of the current projets we are working on include…
Umpqua National Forest:
- DeBug Timber Sale threatens so much old growth forest logging, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife found it could "take" 21 spotted owls. It also allows clearcutting of pristine, high elevation lodgepole pine forests along wilderness boundaries.
- Loafer Timber Sale could log within the Dread and Terror roadless area, part of the Crater Lake Wilderness Proposal.
- Transportation Management Plan, with an Environmental Assessment planned for late 2012, has the opportunity to protect our forests from motorized recreation and help define where motorized recreation can safely occur.
Willamatte National Forest:
- Goose Timber Sale illegally logs public forests and is the subject of a lawsuit.
- Judge tells feds to study owls before selling timber April 6, 2013
- Federal Court Ruling Puts Brakes on Goose Logging Project March 27, 2013
- Press Release: Sensitive Wildlife Habitat and Drinking Water Supply Protected Above McKenzie March 27, 2013
- Waldo Lake Bill Advances in Senate March 19, 2013
- Trapper: Zombie Timber Sale February 25, 2013
- Most at Hearing Oppose Seaplanes on Waldo Lake February 1, 2013
- Crony Capitalism on the Tongass January 31, 2013
- Forest Service Supports Float Plane Ban on Waldo Lake January 29, 2013
- Press Release: Conservation Groups Challenge Crater Lake-Area Logging January 2, 2013