Cascadia Wildlands and Allies Call for Eugene to Step Away from New Fracked Gas Infrastructure


For Immediate ReleaseNovember 18, 2020 Contacts:Dylan Plummer, Grassroots Organizer, Cascadia Wildlands 541.531.1858 dylan@cascwild.org Broad Coalition Calls for Transition Away from Fracked Gas and Halt to Construction of New Fossil Fuel Infrastructure in Eugene EUGENE, OR – Eugene residents and grassroots organizations including NAACP Eugene/Springfield, Beyond Toxics and Springfield Eugene Tenants Association sent a public letter to Eugene … Continue reading Cascadia Wildlands and Allies Call for Eugene to Step Away from New Fracked Gas Infrastructure

Victory! Court rules GE Salmon Approval Unlawful!


On November 5, 2020, a federal court ruled in favor of Cascadia Wildlands’ lawsuit that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) violated core federal laws when it approved the first-ever genetically engineered (GE) animal: a GE salmon! This decision is a huge victory for wild salmon, the environment, and our fishing communities. This work was … Continue reading Victory! Court rules GE Salmon Approval Unlawful!

Wolves: Groups Will Challenge Trump Admin Removal of Endangered Species Protections in Lower 48


For Immediate Release:October 29, 2020 Contacts:Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746, nick@cascwild.orgJohn Mellgren, Western Environmental Law Center, 541-359-0990, mellgren@westernlaw.orgKelly Nokes, Western Environmental Law Center, 575-613-8051, nokes@westernlaw.org Today, the Trump administration will announce its decision to prematurely remove endangered species protections for wolves in the lower 48 states, in violation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The … Continue reading Wolves: Groups Will Challenge Trump Admin Removal of Endangered Species Protections in Lower 48

Elliott State Research Forest Proposal Released — Your Comments Needed


In late October 2020, Oregon State University’s College of Forestry released its draft proposal to create the Elliott State Research Forest. This plan remains a work in progress, and Cascadia Wildlands continues to help shape the outcome of it to the point it can be something we can stand proudly behind. As with any complex … Continue reading Elliott State Research Forest Proposal Released — Your Comments Needed

Environmental, public health, and social justice groups file legal challenge against DHS citing lack of analysis on impacts of teargas to human health and the environment


For Immediate Release:October 20, 2020 Media Contacts:Dylan Plummer, Grassroots Organizer, Cascadia Wildlands; dylan@cascwild.org, 541.531.1858Doug Brown, Communications Strategist, ACLU of Oregon; dbrown@aclu-or.org, 7 34.239.2706 Broad Coalition of Organizations Sue Feds for Use of Chemical Weapons in Portland Portland, OR – With no regard for health or safety, the federal government blatantly violated federal environmental law when … Continue reading Environmental, public health, and social justice groups file legal challenge against DHS citing lack of analysis on impacts of teargas to human health and the environment

Join Us Online Oct. 3 at 1pm


Cascadia Wildlands is excited to be involved with the Eugene Environmental Film Festival this year! Our “Voices from the Umpqua” film is available to a global audience, and tomorrow our Grassroots Organizer, Dylan Plummer, and Umpqua resident and activist Francis Eatherington will be presenting a panel discussion online at 1pm that will not only talk … Continue reading Join Us Online Oct. 3 at 1pm