Flattening a Forest


Retired forestry professors, an environmental group and a lawmaker speak out on a proposed logging of mature forestland by Henry HoustonOriginally published in Eugene Weekly, May 13, 2021 During a … Continue reading Flattening a Forest

Protect older natural forests in the western Cascades


By Jerry F. Franklin and K. Norman Johnson | Guest OpinionOriginally published in The Register-Guard April 27, 2021 Almost 20 years ago, the U.S. Forest Service essentially stopped logging older … Continue reading Protect older natural forests in the western Cascades

Op-Ed: It’s DeFazio’s Time to Shine on Climate


by Dylan Plummer, CW Grassroots OrganizerOriginally published in The Register-Guard, April 24, 2021. Less than a month into spring, I received a red flag warning alert. A warm easterly wind … Continue reading Op-Ed: It’s DeFazio’s Time to Shine on Climate

Wolf population in Oregon grows by nearly 10%, but illegal killings worry advocates


By Kale Williams | The Oregonian/OregonLiveOriginally published on OregonLive.com April 22, 2021 Oregon’s documented wolf population grew by 9.5% in 2020, but advocates are concerned by the number of poaching … Continue reading Wolf population in Oregon grows by nearly 10%, but illegal killings worry advocates

Arborists say ODOT post-fires tree cutting is excessive, rushed


By Cassandra Profita (OPB)Originally published on OPB.org April 14, 2021 6 a.m. Critics who worked on state project say it’s removing trees that aren’t actually hazardous Oregon has a lot … Continue reading Arborists say ODOT post-fires tree cutting is excessive, rushed