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

State of Washington Urged to Halt Wolf Killing: Evidence Lacking That Wedge Wolf Pack Is Responsible for Livestock Loss


For Immediate Release, August 24, 2012 Contact: Bob Ferris, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 434-1463 Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495 Suzanne Stone, Defenders of Wildlife, (208) 861-4655 Greg Costello, Western Environmental Law Center, (206) 260-1166   OLYMPIA, Wash.— Seven conservation organizations sent a letter today calling on Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire and state agencies to … Continue reading State of Washington Urged to Halt Wolf Killing: Evidence Lacking That Wedge Wolf Pack Is Responsible for Livestock Loss

Twenty-four Conservation Groups Call on Obama to Maintain Federal Protections for Wolves in the Northwest


For Immediate Release, August 14, 2012 Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495 Jasmine Minbashian, Conservation Northwest, (360) 671-9950 x29 John Motsinger, Defenders of Wildlife, (202) 772-0288 Rob Klavins, Oregon Wild, (503) 283-6343 x210 Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 844-8182 PORTLAND, Ore.—Twenty-four conservation organizations sent a letter to President Barack Obama today asking for … Continue reading Twenty-four Conservation Groups Call on Obama to Maintain Federal Protections for Wolves in the Northwest

Press Release: Murie Family Cautions Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Over Anti-Wolf Rhetoric


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 18, 2012   For more information contact: Bob Ferris (Cascadia Wildlands) – 541.434.1463 Josh Laughlin (Cascadia Wildlands) – 541.844.8182   Murie Family Cautions Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation over Anti-Wolf Rhetoric—America’s first family of natural history asks RMEF to return to science and reason   Glendale CA—The Muries—arguably America’s first family of … Continue reading Press Release: Murie Family Cautions Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Over Anti-Wolf Rhetoric

Muries Rebuke Elk Foundation over Anti-Wolf Remarks


The Muries—much like the Leopolds—are part of the conservation community’s royalty.  They shined individually and were an awesome force collectively—and they still are.  They have also been on my mind a lot of late. Poisoning and trapping of so-called predators and killing rodents, and the related insecticide and herbicide programs, are evidences of human immaturity. … Continue reading Muries Rebuke Elk Foundation over Anti-Wolf Remarks