Victory! Court rules GE Salmon Approval Unlawful!


On November 5, 2020, a federal court ruled in favor of Cascadia Wildlands’ lawsuit that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) violated core federal laws when it approved the first-ever genetically engineered (GE) animal: a GE salmon! This decision is a huge victory for wild salmon, the environment, and our fishing communities. This work was … Continue reading Victory! Court rules GE Salmon Approval Unlawful!

Wolves: Groups Will Challenge Trump Admin Removal of Endangered Species Protections in Lower 48


For Immediate Release:October 29, 2020 Contacts:Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746, nick@cascwild.orgJohn Mellgren, Western Environmental Law Center, 541-359-0990, mellgren@westernlaw.orgKelly Nokes, Western Environmental Law Center, 575-613-8051, nokes@westernlaw.org Today, the Trump administration will announce its decision to prematurely remove endangered species protections for wolves in the lower 48 states, in violation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The … Continue reading Wolves: Groups Will Challenge Trump Admin Removal of Endangered Species Protections in Lower 48

Environmental, public health, and social justice groups file legal challenge against DHS citing lack of analysis on impacts of teargas to human health and the environment


For Immediate Release:October 20, 2020 Media Contacts:Dylan Plummer, Grassroots Organizer, Cascadia Wildlands; dylan@cascwild.org, 541.531.1858Doug Brown, Communications Strategist, ACLU of Oregon; dbrown@aclu-or.org, 7 34.239.2706 Broad Coalition of Organizations Sue Feds for Use of Chemical Weapons in Portland Portland, OR – With no regard for health or safety, the federal government blatantly violated federal environmental law when … Continue reading Environmental, public health, and social justice groups file legal challenge against DHS citing lack of analysis on impacts of teargas to human health and the environment

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

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

In Solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter


Dear Friends, Colleagues, Allies, and Supporters, Like so many of you, Cascadia Wildlands’ staff and board are moved to stand up in urgent protest of the distressing murder of George Floyd, a recent manifestation of a repugnant pattern of deep-rooted racism in our society. We were inspired to take part in the huge Black Lives … Continue reading In Solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter

Press Release: Landowners and Organizations Challenge Federal Green Light for Pipeline


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 Contact Gabby Brown, Sierra Club, gabby.brown@sierraclub.org, 914-261-4626 Susan Jane Brown, Western Environmental Law Center, brown@westernlaw.org, 503-914-1323 Allie Rosenbluth, Rogue Climate, allie@rogueclimate.org, 541-816-2240 Dylan Plummer, Cascadia Wildlands, dylan@cascwild.org, 541-434-1463 Southern Oregon Advocates Challenge Federal Approval of Jordan Cove LNG [Washington, DC] — Today, southern Oregon organizations filed a lawsuit … Continue reading Press Release: Landowners and Organizations Challenge Federal Green Light for Pipeline

Press Release: BLM Attempting to Clearcut Thurston Hills Again Despite Fire Risk to Springfield


For Immediate Release May 18, 2020 Contact Sam Krop, Grassroots Organizer, Cascadia Wildlands, (727) 432-5767, sam@cascwild.org Nick Cady, Legal Director, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746, nick@cascwild.org Thurston Hills Timber Sale Moves Forward in Midst of Global Health Crisis Despite Community Opposition Springfield, OR | — In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bureau of Land … Continue reading Press Release: BLM Attempting to Clearcut Thurston Hills Again Despite Fire Risk to Springfield