Press Release: Logging Plan Threatens Proposed Crater Lake Wilderness


December 3rd, 2013 For immediate release   Contacts:            Nick Cady, Legal Director, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 434-1463  Steve Pedery, Conservation Director, Oregon Wild, (503) 283-6343 ext. 212 John Mellgren, Attorney, Western Environmental Law Center, (541) 525-5087   Conservationists File Legal Challenge to Protect Popular Recreation Areas and Imperiled Wildlife Habitat in … Continue reading Press Release: Logging Plan Threatens Proposed Crater Lake Wilderness

Press Release: Sen. Wyden Drops Logging Turducken* Before Holiday


November 26, 2013 For Immediate Release   Contact: Josh Laughlin, Campaign Director, 541.844.8182                Francis Eatherington, Conservation Director, 541.643.1309   Eugene, OR — Eugene-based Cascadia Wildlands today expressed disappointment with the O&C forest legislation released by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) that affects management of over two-million acres of public … Continue reading Press Release: Sen. Wyden Drops Logging Turducken* Before Holiday

Press Release: Conservation Groups Call for Additional Hearings on Gray Wolf Delisting


Pacific Wolf Coalition members seek hearings in Washington, Oregon and California   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2013   CONTACT: Amaroq Weiss, Center for Biological Diversity, 707-779-9613 Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, 541-844-8182 Joseph Vaile, Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center, 541-488-5789 Lauren Richie, California Wolf Center, 443-797-2280 Pamela Flick, Defenders of Wildlife, 916-203-6927 Rob Klavins, Oregon Wild, 503-551-1717 … Continue reading Press Release: Conservation Groups Call for Additional Hearings on Gray Wolf Delisting

Jerod Broadfoot of the Oregon Outdoor Council and His Wife Under Investigation for Wildlife Violations


Jerod Broadfoot of the Oregon Outdoor Council and His Wife Under Investigation for Wildlife Violations For Immediate Release  September 20, 2013   Contacts:  Bob Ferris  bob@cascwild.org 541-434-1463   Steven Chapman steve@skc-communications.com  949-887-0793   Correction: An earlier version of this press release indicated that Mr. Broadfoot and his wife were charged by the Umatilla District Attorney's Office.  This … Continue reading Jerod Broadfoot of the Oregon Outdoor Council and His Wife Under Investigation for Wildlife Violations

Cascadia Wildlands Files 60 Day Notice on Behalf of Threatened Bull Trout


For Immediate Release  September 5, 2013 Contact: Nick Cady, Legal Director 541-434-1463 nick@cascwild.org  Cascadia Wildlands to US Forest Service—18 Years is Too Long to Wait for Action on Bull Trout Eugene, OR—Cascadia Wildlands filed a 60-day notice of intent to sue the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management over their failure to consult … Continue reading Cascadia Wildlands Files 60 Day Notice on Behalf of Threatened Bull Trout

Governor Signs Bill to Protect Salmon Habitat by Reducing Impacts of Suction Dredge Gold Mining on Oregon Rivers


For immediate release August 15, 2013   Contact Forrest English, Rogue Riverkeeper, 541-261-2030 Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, 541-844-8182 Erik Fernandez, Oregon Wild, 503-283-6343 x202 Jim McCarthy, WaterWatch of Oregon, 541-708-0731   Governor Signs Bill to Protect Salmon Habitat Bill to Reduce Impacts of Suction Dredge Gold Mining on Oregon Rivers   Salem, OR — Anglers, … Continue reading Governor Signs Bill to Protect Salmon Habitat by Reducing Impacts of Suction Dredge Gold Mining on Oregon Rivers

State of Washington Petitioned to Better Protect Wolves: Seven Groups Ask State Wildlife Agency to Follow, Enforce Wolf Plan


For Immediate Release, July 19, 2013   Contacts:     Amaroq Weiss, Center for Biological Diversity, (707) 779-9613 John Mellgren, Western Environmental Law Center, (541) 525-5087 Bob Ferris, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 434-1463 Greg Costello, Wildlands Network, (206) 260-1177   State of Washington Petitioned to Enforce Wolf Protections   Seven Groups Ask State Wildlife Agency to … Continue reading State of Washington Petitioned to Better Protect Wolves: Seven Groups Ask State Wildlife Agency to Follow, Enforce Wolf Plan

Press Release: Bill to Protect Salmon Habitat in Oregon Passes House and Senate, Awaits Governor’s Signature


For immediate release July 8, 2013   Contact: Forrest English, Rogue Riverkeeper, 541-261-2030 Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, 541-844-8182   Salem, OR — Celebrated by fishermen, landowners, outdoor recreation businesses, and river advocates, Senate Bill 838 (SB 838) has just been passed by the Oregon House and Senate. SB 838 is now on the Governor’s desk … Continue reading Press Release: Bill to Protect Salmon Habitat in Oregon Passes House and Senate, Awaits Governor’s Signature

Press Release: Devil’s Staircase Wilderness Passes Senate Through Unanimous Consent


For immediate release June 20, 2013 Contact: Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, 541.434.1463 Washington, DC — The US Senate has approved the creation of the 30,500-acre Devil’s Staircase Wilderness through unanimous consent, marking a major milestone in the long-running effort to protect this spectacular wild area in Oregon’s Coast Range. The Devil’s Staircase area is named … Continue reading Press Release: Devil’s Staircase Wilderness Passes Senate Through Unanimous Consent

Press Release: Settlement Reached in Wolf Legal Fight


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 24, 2013   Contact: Rob Klavins, Wildlife Advocate, Oregon Wild, (503) 283-6343 ext. 210, rk@oregonwild.org Steve Pedery, Conservation Director, Oregon Wild, (503) 283-6343 ext. 212, sp@oregonwild.org Nick Cady, Legal Director, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746, nick@cascwild.org Josh Laughlin, Campaign Director, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 844-8182 jlaughlin@cascwild.org   Salem, Oregon  – After seventeen months … Continue reading Press Release: Settlement Reached in Wolf Legal Fight