Opinion: Eugene must act now to address climate change

by Bethany Cotton, Conservation Director for Cascadia Wildlands
Originally published in The Register-Guard, March 26, 2022.

The city of Eugene is suffering from the same chronic inaction on climate change as the global community, referred to by the United Nations Environment Program as an adaptation gap: “the difference between actually implemented adaptation and a societally set goal.”  

Guest Opinion: QMS logging project will undermine Willamette National Forest recreation

by Nadene LeCheminant | Guest Opinion in The Statesman Journal
Originally published at 11:00am on December 24, 2021.

I moved to Oregon 16 years ago, drawn by its physical beauty. The Cascade Mountains are the primary reason I chose to live in Salem.

I was dismayed to learn about the proposed Quartzville-Middle Santiam logging project being planned in the Willamette National Forest. This massive project covers a staggering 89,000 acres between Detroit and Sweet Home.

In the Media: Environmental groups file lawsuit against BLM over Archie Creek hazard trees

The News-Review | By CARISA CEGAVSKE Senior Staff Writer
Originally Published on nrtoday.com February 9, 2022.

A group of environmental organizations filed a lawsuit Tuesday that challenges the Bureau of Land Management’s post-Archie Creek Fire logging plans.

Gas stoves leak climate-warming methane even when they’re off

by Jeff Brady (NPR). Originally published January 12, 2022 6:35 am on OPB.org. Updated January 27, 2022 at 7:55 AM ET.

Your natural gas cooking stove may leak climate-warming methane even when it is turned off, warns a new Stanford University study.

That’s important because methane is a much more potent greenhouse gas than even carbon dioxide, though it doesn’t linger in the atmosphere nearly as long.

Opinion: Finding hope and taking action in a time of crisis

by Rebecca White, CW Wildlands DirectorOriginally published in The Register-Guard, December 25, 2021. Just past the winter solstice, the days are starting to lengthen, and many feel inspired to make … Continue reading Opinion: Finding hope and taking action in a time of crisis

A gray wolf’s epic journey ends in death on a California highway

OR-93 traveled further south than any wolf had in a hundred years. Even after death, he continues to inspire. Originally published December 5, 2021 in The Guardianby Katharine Gammon The … Continue reading A gray wolf’s epic journey ends in death on a California highway