Opinion: The perils of cutting public out of post-fire forest decisions


by Rebecca White, CW Wildlands DirectorOriginally published in The Register-Guard, August 28, 2021. Ever since 2020’s wildfires cooled, we’ve been taking calls from community members alarmed at the amount of … Continue reading Opinion: The perils of cutting public out of post-fire forest decisions

Local environmental group warns of lawsuit over BLM salvage harvest


By Adam Duvernay (RG Reporter)Originally published in The Register-Guard, August 15 A number of environmental groups have warned the Bureau of Land Management they intend to sue if changes aren’t made to … Continue reading Local environmental group warns of lawsuit over BLM salvage harvest

Environmental groups sue over post-wildfire roadside logging plans


By Cassandra Profita (OPB)Originally published on OPB, Aug. 19, 2021 5:43 p.m. Lawsuit challenges plans to remove ‘danger’ trees along 400 miles of roads in Willamette National Forest Conservation groups … Continue reading Environmental groups sue over post-wildfire roadside logging plans

Press Release: ODFW Uses Tax Dollars to Kill 3.5 Month Old Wolf Pups


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 2, 2021 Contacts:Bethany Cotton, Conservation Director, Cascadia Wildlands, bethany@cascwild.org, 503.327.4923Samantha Bruegger, Wildlife Coexistence Campaigner, WildEarth Guardians, sbruegger@wildearthguardians.org, 970.531.6720 Outrage: Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife Kills Wolf … Continue reading Press Release: ODFW Uses Tax Dollars to Kill 3.5 Month Old Wolf Pups

LTE: Forward-thinking conservation


Originally published in The Register-Guard, Letters to the EditorAugust 1, 2021 Recently, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission delivered a commonsense vote reclassifying the marbled murrelet from “threatened” to “endangered” … Continue reading LTE: Forward-thinking conservation

Know Your Zone: Eugene/Springfield Emergency Preparedness


Eugene Springfield Fire has developed Emergency Evacuation Zones to be used in case of an emergency (i.e. severe weather event, wildfire, flooding, etc.) requiring evacuation. The Evacuation Zones allow community … Continue reading Know Your Zone: Eugene/Springfield Emergency Preparedness

VICTORY! Marbled Murrelet Gains Increased Protections in Oregon


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 9, 2021 Contact:         Quinn Read, Center for Biological Diversity, (206) 979-3074, emailKatie Arberg, Defenders of Wildlife, (202) 772- 0259, emailBob Sallinger, Portland Audubon, (503) … Continue reading VICTORY! Marbled Murrelet Gains Increased Protections in Oregon

Opinion: Protecting Cascadia’s forests is our greatest climate solution


by Rebecca White, CW Wildlands DirectorOriginally published in The Register-Guard, June 26, 2021. Let’s talk “proforestation.” Coined by scientist William Moomaw, this term describes letting older forests do their natural … Continue reading Opinion: Protecting Cascadia’s forests is our greatest climate solution