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

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

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

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

Lawsuit Chops Down Logging Plans on the Elliott


The Roseburg News-Review by Don Jenkins November 15, 2012   A lawsuit filed by conservation groups has caused the Oregon Department of Forestry to sharply scale back logging plans in the Elliott State Forest for 2013, a year in which the state planned to ramp up timber production in the 93,000-acre coastal forest.   The … Continue reading Lawsuit Chops Down Logging Plans on the Elliott

Press Release: Oregon Suspends Clearcutting in the Elliott State Forest


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       SALEM, Ore.- After a lawsuit by conservation groups, the State of Oregon has suspended logging of 914 acres of old-growth forest on the Elliott State … Continue reading Press Release: Oregon Suspends Clearcutting in the Elliott State Forest

Press Release: Lawsuit Filed to Protect Threatened North Oregon Coast Red Tree Vole


For immediate release September 26, 2012 Contact: Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 434-1463               Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495               Reed Wilson, Benton Forest Coalition, (541) 754-3254 EUGENE, Ore.- Three conservation organizations filed a legal challenge today to halt the controversial Rickard Creek timber sale on Salem Bureau of Land Management lands … Continue reading Press Release: Lawsuit Filed to Protect Threatened North Oregon Coast Red Tree Vole

Press Release: Washington State Resumes Hunt for Wolves With Aim to Destroy Wedge Pack


For immediate release September 5, 2012 Contact:    Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495                   Bob Ferris, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 434-1463      OLYMPIA, Wash.— Following two depredations last week, the state of Washington’s Department of Fish and Wildlife ended its brief wolf-hunting reprieve and is again gunning to kill up to four wolves … Continue reading Press Release: Washington State Resumes Hunt for Wolves With Aim to Destroy Wedge Pack

Press Release: Washington Wolves Get Temporary Reprieve From Kill Order


For Immediate Release, August 30, 2012 Contact: Tim Ream, Center for Biological Diversity, (541) 531-8541 Bob Ferris, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 434-1463   Washington Wolves Get Temporary  Reprieve From Kill Order State Asked to Cancel Kill Order Permanently   OLYMPIA, Wash.— Following more than a week of pressure from conservation groups and thousands of members of … Continue reading Press Release: Washington Wolves Get Temporary Reprieve From Kill Order