Lawsuit Challenges Alaska Road Project from Ketchikan to Shelter Cove


For Immediate Release, April 14, 2016   Contact:     Larry Edwards, Greenpeace, (907) 747-7557, larry.edwards@greenpeace.org Gabe Scott, Cascadia Wildlands, (907) 491-0856, gscott@cascwild.org Dune Lankard, Center for Biological Diversity, (907) 952-5265, dlankard@biologicaldiversity.org   Lawsuit Challenges Road Project From Ketchikan to Shelter Cove   KETCHIKAN, Alaska  Five environmental groups sued the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Army … Continue reading Lawsuit Challenges Alaska Road Project from Ketchikan to Shelter Cove

Six Groups File for Emergency Listing for Alexander Archipelago Wolf


by Leila Kheiry, KRBD-Ketchikan September 14, 2015   Six conservation groups on Monday petitioned for an emergency Endangered Species Act listing for the Alexander Archipelago wolf.   In a letter addressed to Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Daniel Ashe and Regional Director Geoffrey Haskett, the groups cite … Continue reading Six Groups File for Emergency Listing for Alexander Archipelago Wolf

WTF?!


By Gabe Scott   Cascadia Wildlands filed a lawsuit today to stop the U.S. Forest Service’s Big Thorne timber project on Prince of Wales Island in southeast Alaska. Big Thorne is by far the largest logging project on the Tongass National Forest since the region’s two pulp mills closed about 20 years ago.   The … Continue reading WTF?!

Lawsuit Takes On Devastating Old-growth Logging Project in Tongass National Forest–Suit Follows Scientist’s Warning That Alexander Archipelago Wolves Are Threatened


For Immediate Release, August 26, 2014 :   Gabe Scott, Cascadia Wildlands, (907) 491-0856 Larry Edwards, Greenpeace, (907) 747-7557 David Beebe, GSACC, (907) 340-6888 Randi Spivak, Center for Biological Diversity, (310) 779-4894 Joel Hanson, The Boat Company, (907) 738-1033 Chris Winter, Crag Law Center, (503) 525-2725   Lawsuit Takes On Devastating Old-growth Logging Project in … Continue reading Lawsuit Takes On Devastating Old-growth Logging Project in Tongass National Forest–Suit Follows Scientist’s Warning That Alexander Archipelago Wolves Are Threatened

Cascadia’s Northern Reaches: Small Victories Piling Up in South-central Alaska


by Gabe Scott   Small victories have been piling up in Alaska. It’s starting to feel like spring (see Alexander Archipelago wolf pups at right from last spring).   Thanks to all of you who helped with the Cordova oil spill response port campaign. This little deepwater port project is a lynchpin to development on … Continue reading Cascadia’s Northern Reaches: Small Victories Piling Up in South-central Alaska

Quick Action Needed on the Alexander Archipelago Wolves—February 28th by 5:00 PM


By Bob Ferris “We always kick the dog when the old woman farts”   There is an old quote from the movie “10” with the late Dudley Moore that I often paraphrase as the above.  The quote actually goes like this: Whenever Mrs. Kissel breaks wind, we beat the dog.  The essence of this is not … Continue reading Quick Action Needed on the Alexander Archipelago Wolves—February 28th by 5:00 PM

Crony Capitalism on the Tongass


by Gabe Scott Where is the Tea Party when we need them? I’ve been spending a lot of time lately with two thick Environmental Impact Statements — for the Tonka Timber Sale, and the Big Thorne Timber Sale — out of Alaska’s Tongass National Forest. These fellas are a blast from the past, a nostalgic … Continue reading Crony Capitalism on the Tongass