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Below is a sample of some of our recent timber sale challenges. We will update this list periodically! Lower Grave Timber Sale: The Lower Grave timber sale is a Medford District Bureau of Land Management sale targeting old-growth forests near the Rogue River in southern Oregon. The sale targets old-growth forests inhabited by the northern … Continue reading Federal Timber Sale Challenges
For immediate release October 2, 2018 Contact: Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, 541-844-8182 Washington, DC — This morning, on the 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources advanced the Oregon Wildlands Act (S. 1548) sponsored by Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR). The legislation … Continue reading Press Release: Oregon Wildlands Legislation Advances Through Key Senate Committee
For immediate release September 12, 2018 Contacts: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746, email@example.com Pete Frost, Western Environmental Law Center, 541-359-3238, firstname.lastname@example.org Stacey Detwiler, Rogue Riverkeeper, (541) 488-9831, email@example.com Jonathan Evans, Center for Biological Diversity, (510) 844-7118, firstname.lastname@example.org PORTLAND, Ore.— This morning the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld an Oregon law restricting motorized gold … Continue reading Press Release: 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds State Efforts to Protect Salmon Habitat from Mining
For immediate release August 29, 2018 Contact: Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, 541-844-8182 The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife confirmed today that a recently documented pair of wolves on the Warm Springs Reservation in Wasco County had at least two pups this year. The White River Pack pups are the first documented in the northern … Continue reading Press Release: Wolf Pups Documented Near Iconic Mt. Hood
Court Grants Emergency Halt of Washington’s Kill Order for Wolf Pack OLYMPIA, Wash.— Two conservation groups filed an emergency lawsuit today seeking a temporary restraining order to stop Washington wildlife officials from carrying out a kill order for the Togo wolf pack in Ferry County. The decision, issued today, orders the death of the collared, … Continue reading Lawsuit Halts Wolf Killing in Washington!
For immediate release August 7, 2018 Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 541-434-1463 SALEM, Ore.— In response to a petition by five conservation groups earlier this year, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission today instructed the Department of Fish and Wildlife to draft rules to protect the approximately 200 Humboldt martens left in Oregon. The move … Continue reading Press Release: Humboldt Marten Trapping Ban Granted!
by Renee Seacor and Mari Galloway, Cascadia Wildlands Summer Legal Interns July 25, 2018 As Cascadia Wildlands’ summer legal interns, we had the opportunity to table at the 17th annual Northwest String Summit! Overall, the weekend was a great success! We were able to listen to some incredibly talented musicians, paint the faces of some … Continue reading Strummin’ it at Northwest String Summit
by Sam Krop, Cascadia Wildlands’ Grassroots Organizer August 2, 2018 On a spotless, windy morning on July 1, over 50 concerned citizens gathered around a boat launch on the North Spit of Coos Bay to explore the place that would be most impacted by the construction of the proposed Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas export … Continue reading A Report Back on Field Checking the Proposed Jordan Cove LNG Terminal
Agency Capitulates to Logging Industry, Ignores Science, Law, ODFW’s Mission For immediate release August 2, 2018 Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746, email@example.com Quinn Read, Defenders of Wildlife, (206) 508-5474, firstname.lastname@example.org Jared Margolis, Center for Biological Diversity, (802) 310-4054, email@example.com Joe Liebezeit, Audubon Society of Portland, (503) 329-6026 firstname.lastname@example.org Danielle Moser, Oregon Wild, (503)-283-6343 … Continue reading Press Release: Lawsuit Filed Challenging Oregon’s Failure to Protect Murrelets