Most at Hearing Oppose Seaplanes on Waldo Lake


The Register-Guard by Kelly Ardis                                                                                                                          SPRINGFIELD — The spirit of early Oregon preservationist John Breckenridge Waldo was alive and well at a public hearing in Springfield Thursday night that could help decide … Continue reading Most at Hearing Oppose Seaplanes on Waldo Lake

Press Release: Conservationists Challenge Controversial BLM Clear-Cutting Pilot Project


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 30, 2013 
 Doug Heiken, Oregon Wild (541) 344-0675; 
dh@oregonwild.org          Francis Eatherington, Cascadia Wildlands
 (541) 434-1463; francis@cascwild.org
 Roseburg, Oregon  —  Conservation groups today filed an administrative challenge to the proposed clearcutting of more than 100 acres of mature forests and spotted owl critical habitat on public lands near … Continue reading Press Release: Conservationists Challenge Controversial BLM Clear-Cutting Pilot Project

Forest Service Supports Float Plane Ban on Waldo Lake


Register-Guard op-ed by Meg Mitchell   On Jan. 31, the State’s Aviation Board will take public testimony on a new policy to allow floatplanes on Waldo Lake. At that hearing, speaking on behalf of the U.S. Forest Service, I will explain why we continue to support the state’s previous policy that banned the use of … Continue reading Forest Service Supports Float Plane Ban on Waldo Lake

Op-ed: Climate Crisis Worsens While We Wait for Action


By Tim Ream   Lionel Richie was burning up the pop charts. Americans were freaking out over the release of “New Coke.” And few were giving much thought to climate change. But 1985 was the last year our planet enjoyed an average-temperature month.   According to federal scientists, no one under age 27 has ever … Continue reading Op-ed: Climate Crisis Worsens While We Wait for Action

New Line in the Sand in the Oregon Dunes


The Register-Guard by Saul Hubbard   FLORENCE — The webs of trails that border vast expanses of open sand in sections of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area slice through woods, shrubbery and beachgrass.   Some of the trails are wide and well-established. Others are narrow — just 4 or 5 feet wide — or … Continue reading New Line in the Sand in the Oregon Dunes

Press Release: Conservation Groups Challenge Crater Lake-Area Logging


For immediate release January 2, 2013   Contact: Steve Pedery Conservation Director, Oregon Wild sp@oregonwild.org (503) 283-6343 ext. 212 Francis Eatherington Conservation Director, Cascadia Wildlands francis@cascwild.org (541) 643-1309 Nick Cady Legal Director, Cascadia Wildlands nick@cascwild.org (541) 434-1463 Portland, OR — Conservationists today filed a Notice of Intent to challenge an old-growth logging sale on the … Continue reading Press Release: Conservation Groups Challenge Crater Lake-Area Logging

Press Release: Anniversary of OR-7’s Arrival in California Inspires New Wolf Alliance


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 21, 2012 CONTACT: Amaroq Weiss, California Wolf Center, 707-779-9613 Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, 541-844-8182 Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, 503-484-7495 John Motsinger, Defenders of Wildlife, 202-772-0288 Joseph Vaile, Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center, 541-488-5789 Rob Klavins, Oregon Wild, 503-551-1717 (media only) SACRAMENTO, Calif.- Twenty-five wildlife conservation, education and protection organizations in California, … Continue reading Press Release: Anniversary of OR-7’s Arrival in California Inspires New Wolf Alliance

Tailoring Wolf “Science” to Justify Political Ends by Jim Beers


  TAILORING WOLF “SCIENCE” TO JUSTIFY POLITCAL ENDS   Federal government wolf intervention in the Lower 48 United States was and is based on radical federal legislation that abolished historic State authority over all wolves, all grizzly bears and many state black bear populations such as Florida and Louisiana. This 30+ year intervention has established … Continue reading Tailoring Wolf “Science” to Justify Political Ends by Jim Beers