BLM Attempting to Clearcut Thurston Hills Again Despite Fire Risk to Springfield


For Immediate Release 5/18/2020 Sam Krop, Grassroots Organizer, Cascadia Wildlands, (727) 432-5767, sam@cascwild.org Nick Cady, Legal Director, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746, nick@cascwild.org Thurston Hills Timber Sale Moves Forward in Midst of Global Health Crisis Despite Community Opposition Springfield, OR – In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) made a … Continue reading BLM Attempting to Clearcut Thurston Hills Again Despite Fire Risk to Springfield

Legal Petition Filed to Regulate Washington Wolf-killing


For Immediate Release, May 11, 2020 Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands Legal Director (314) 482-3746, nick@cascwild.org Legal Petition Seeks New Rules to Reduce Washington Wolf-killing SEATTLE— Conservation groups petitioned the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission today for rules limiting when the state can kill endangered wolves for conflicts with livestock. The state has killed 31 … Continue reading Legal Petition Filed to Regulate Washington Wolf-killing

Oregonians Demand Rehearing of Pipeline Project Approval


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, April 20, 2020 CONTACT: Gabe Scott, 541.434.1463, gscott@cascwild.org | Originally posted by Allie Rosenbluth, Rouge Climate, 541-816-2240, allie@rogueclimate.org | Oregonians Unite to Demand Rehearing on Jordan Cove LNG Federal Approval The Klamath Tribes, affected landowners, and public interest organizations request rehearing on fracked gas export terminal and pipeline in southern Oregon. [WASHINGTON, … Continue reading Oregonians Demand Rehearing of Pipeline Project Approval

2019 Washington Annual Wolf Report Released!


| April 20, 2020 | The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife released its annual wolf report today. The population posted meager overall growth resulting in a total count of 108 wolves up from 97 wolves last year. The number of packs decreased. Oregon posted large population gains this year, indicating that the stagnant growth … Continue reading 2019 Washington Annual Wolf Report Released!

Lawsuit Launched to Protect North Oregon Coast Red Tree Vole


For Immediate Release, April 14, 2020 Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands Legal Director (314) 482-3746, nick@cascwild.org Lawsuit Launched to Protect North Oregon Coast Red Tree Voles Rare Forest Mammal Threatened by Logging, Historic Fires PORTLAND, Ore.— Conservation groups filed a notice today of their intent to sue the Trump administration for failing to protect the … Continue reading Lawsuit Launched to Protect North Oregon Coast Red Tree Vole

Federal Appeals Court Blocks Mt. Hood Logging


Cascadia Wildlands and our allies Bark and Oregon Wild prevailed before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today federal court in a long-running legal battle over the Crystal Clear logging project on the eastern slopes of Mount Hood. The logging project encompassed nearly 12,000 acres of public land in the Mount Hood National Forest, and … Continue reading Federal Appeals Court Blocks Mt. Hood Logging

ALERT: Despite Permit Denials and Current Public Health Crisis, Federal Agency Approves Jordan Cove LNG


March 19, 2020 | Originally posted by Hannah Sohl, Rogue Climate | [WASHINGTON D.C.] In the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic and national health emergency, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) conditionally approved the Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and Pacific Connector fracked gas pipeline today. The approval is conditioned on Pembina, the Canadian … Continue reading ALERT: Despite Permit Denials and Current Public Health Crisis, Federal Agency Approves Jordan Cove LNG

FERC Votes 2-1 to Not Move Fracked Gas Pipeline Forward!


One day after the State of Oregon denied another key permit for Jordan Cove LNG, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission votes 2-1 to delay approval process! FEBRUARY 20, 2020 | On the heals of yesterday’s State of Oregon denial of yet another necessary permit for the Jordan Cove LNG Project, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission … Continue reading FERC Votes 2-1 to Not Move Fracked Gas Pipeline Forward!

Jordan Cove Withdraws Removal Fill Application!


[SALEM, OR] – Amidst enormous public opposition and just one week before the Department of State Lands (DSL) was set to make a decision on a critical Removal-Fill permit on the Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and Pacific Connector fracked gas pipeline, Pembina has withdrawn their application to the agency. On Tuesday, DSL issued a … Continue reading Jordan Cove Withdraws Removal Fill Application!

Action Needed: Trump Attacks Bedrock Environmental Law


On January 9, 2020, the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) released its blueprint to dismantle longstanding bedrock protections for communities, public lands, and wildlife. Designed to weaken the role of the public in service of extractive interests such as oil and gas companies, CEQ’s proposed rule is intended to empower federal agencies to … Continue reading Action Needed: Trump Attacks Bedrock Environmental Law