Guest View: Beavers and the Twisting of Sustainability


Opinion piece in the Register Guard from Ernie Niemi. Learn more about the benefits of beavers in Cascadia. By Ernie Niemi If somebody says they’re using Oregon’s natural resources in a sustainable manner, that’s good, right? Not always. Some folks use the word as a deceptive cover for activities that actually aren’t sustainable. When they do, … Continue reading Guest View: Beavers and the Twisting of Sustainability

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!

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

Cascadia Wildlands and Allies Challenge Enormous North Landscape Timber Sale


Cascadia Wildlands, Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center, Oregon Wild, and Soda Mountain Wilderness Council have filed suit to stop a 9,000-acre timber project in Southern Oregon that will allow logging in threatened spotted owl habitat contrary to federal laws. The project will occur next to the treasured Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, further degrading surrounding forests. The North Landscape … Continue reading Cascadia Wildlands and Allies Challenge Enormous North Landscape Timber Sale

PRESS RELEASE: Federal Environmental Impact Statement for Jordan Cove LNG remains deficient while required permit approvals still missing


Federal Environmental Impact Statement for Jordan Cove LNG remains deficient while required permit approvals still missing. by Damon Motz-Storey, Power Past Fracked Gas Coalition| Nov 15, 2019 | Press Release [WASHINGTON, DC] — Today, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed Jordan Cove LNG export terminal … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Federal Environmental Impact Statement for Jordan Cove LNG remains deficient while required permit approvals still missing

Legal Victory: Thurston Hills Timber Sale Defeated in Court


For Immediate Release: September 19, 2019 Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746, nick@cascwild.org Doug Heiken, Oregon Wild, 541-344-0675, dh@oregonwild.org   Court Rules BLM Clearcuts on the Edge of Springfield Will Increase Fire Hazard and Harm Recreation Conservation groups and neighbors defeat BLM’s Thurston Hills timber sale Eugene, Or. — On Wednesday, Judge Michael McShane ruled … Continue reading Legal Victory: Thurston Hills Timber Sale Defeated in Court