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

Massive Coalition Calls on President Obama to Nominate Rep. Raúl Grijalva as Interior Secretary


For Immediate Release, December 10, 2012 Contact:    Kierán Suckling, Center for Biological Diversity, (520) 275-5960 or ksuckling@biologicaldiversity.org Rudi Navarra, Latinos Go Green, (412) 310-3591 or rudi@latinosgogreen.org  Suzan Shown Harjo, The Morning Star Institute, (202) 547-5531 or suzan_harjo@yahoo.com  Carole King, The Alliance for the Wild Rockies, (202) 558-7102  Erich Pica, Friends of the Earth, (202) … Continue reading Massive Coalition Calls on President Obama to Nominate Rep. Raúl Grijalva as Interior Secretary

OR-7’s biological clock ticking as he moves to lower ground for winter


December 06, 2012 By Richard Cockle, The Oregonian  Oregon's celebrity gray wolf apparently can't get enough of new California horizons.    OR-7 has now migrated into an oak-chaparral woodland near Lake Almanor east of Red Bluff, said Karen Kovacs, wildlife program manager for the California Department of Fish and Game.    "This is the first time … Continue reading OR-7’s biological clock ticking as he moves to lower ground for winter

Report could boost plans for natural gas pipeline in Douglas County


  December 6, 2012   By Don Jenkins NewsReview    In a finding that may bolster the argument for building a pipeline across Douglas County, natural gas exports would boost the U.S. economy, according to a report released Wednesday. The study, commissioned by the U.S. Department of Energy, warned there would be “winners and losers,” … Continue reading Report could boost plans for natural gas pipeline in Douglas County

Small Seabird Stops Logging, Again


November 28, 2012    By Camilla Mortenson, Eugene Weekly   Is a small, speedy potato-shaped seabird the new spotted owl? If it wasn’t already clear before: Clearcutting on hundreds of acres of coastal old-growth forests that are habitat for the threatened marbled murrelet is definitely at a standstill, this time thanks to a Nov. 19 … Continue reading Small Seabird Stops Logging, Again

Judge blocks timber sales over sea bird nesting


November 27, 2013 by Jeff  Barnard, AP Environmental Writer   GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge has put 11 state forest timber sales on hold while she considers a lawsuit contending they threaten the survival of the marbled murrelet, a protected seabird that nests in old-growth forests.   The preliminary injunction issued last … Continue reading Judge blocks timber sales over sea bird nesting

Court Halts Clearcutting in Murrelet Habitat on Oregon State Forests


For Immediate Release, November 27, 2012 Contact:   Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 844-8182       Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495       Bob Sallinger, Portland Audubon Society, (503) 380-9728       Tanya Sanerib, Crag Law Center, (503) 525-2722     Court Halts Clearcutting in Murrelet Habitat on Oregon … Continue reading Court Halts Clearcutting in Murrelet Habitat on Oregon State Forests