Op-Ed: Industrial Forest Management and the Holiday Farm Fire


By Dylan Plummer, Grassroots OrganizerOriginally published in the Register-Guard, Sept. 26, 2020. In the midst of a historic fire season that has left millions of acres burned, thousands of homes destroyed and dozens dead across the West, it is time for our community to start asking some tough questions, especially this one: What is driving the wildfires … Continue reading Op-Ed: Industrial Forest Management and the Holiday Farm Fire

Join Us Online Oct. 3 at 1pm


Cascadia Wildlands is excited to be involved with the Eugene Environmental Film Festival this year! Our “Voices from the Umpqua” film is available to a global audience, and tomorrow our Grassroots Organizer, Dylan Plummer, and Umpqua resident and activist Francis Eatherington will be presenting a panel discussion online at 1pm that will not only talk … Continue reading Join Us Online Oct. 3 at 1pm

Cascadia Wildlands Seeks a Wildlands Director


Based in Eugene, OregonFull time — $50,000-$55,000/yearReports to Legal DirectorApplication deadline: September 30, 2020Start date: November 1, 2020 or sooner ABOUT CASCADIA WILDLANDSCascadia Wildlands is a 22-year-old, non-profit conservation organization that works to defend and restore Cascadia’s wild ecosystems in the forests, in the courts, and in the streets. Cascadia Wildlands envisions vast old-growth forests, rivers … Continue reading Cascadia Wildlands Seeks a Wildlands Director

Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission Petitioned to End Beaver Trapping and Hunting on Federal Land


For Immediate Release, September 10, 2020 Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746, nick@cascwild.org PORTLAND, Ore.— Conservation groups filed a petition today asking the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission to permanently close commercial and recreational beaver trapping and hunting on the state’s federally managed public lands and the waters that flow through them. Beavers are Oregon’s … Continue reading Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission Petitioned to End Beaver Trapping and Hunting on Federal Land

Demand that the Oregon Department of Forestry Do Better!


Did you know that the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) oversees 10 million acres of some of the most magnificent forests in the world? These forests filter our drinking water and store more carbon than nearly any other living ecosystem. They help our planet adapt to the changing climate. Unfortunately, ODF’s current leadership is skirting … Continue reading Demand that the Oregon Department of Forestry Do Better!

Victory for Washington Wolves, Governor Inslee Grants Petition for Enforceable Protections!


For Immediate Release, September 4, 2020 Contact:       Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746, nick@cascwild.org Gov. Inslee Orders Rework of Washington’s Wolf-killing Policies New Directive Reverses State’s Previous Rejection of Petition by Wolf Advocates SEATTLE— In a win for wolf advocates, Gov. Jay Inslee directed the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission today to draft new rules governing … Continue reading Victory for Washington Wolves, Governor Inslee Grants Petition for Enforceable Protections!

Press Release: Legal Action Taken to Halt Thurston Hills Logging in Springfield, OR


For Immediate ReleaseAugust 17, 2020 ContactNick Cady, Legal Director, Cascadia Wildlands, 314.482.3746, nick@cascwild.orgDoug Heiken, Oregon Wild, 541-344-0675, dh@oregonwild.org  Cascadia Wildlands, Oregon Wild File Legal Challenge Against the Thurston Hills Timber SaleLitigation comes as BLM refuses to alter timber sale despite Court rebuke for wildfire risk and logging proposed trail system Springfield, OR | — In the midst … Continue reading Press Release: Legal Action Taken to Halt Thurston Hills Logging in Springfield, OR

BLOG: Environmental Rollbacks Gut Core Conservation Laws


Trump Administration Pushing Through Environmental Rollbacks During the COVID-19 Pandemic by Gene McCarthy Cascadia Wildlands Legal Intern, Summer 2020 It can be exhausting keeping up with the constant barrage of unfortunate news covering the current administration’s breakneck efforts to remove environmental safeguards. Unfortunately, the past six months during the COVID-19 pandemic have been no exception. … Continue reading BLOG: Environmental Rollbacks Gut Core Conservation Laws