Annual Bear Cub Orphaning Hangs on Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission Vote


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Media Contact: Nick Cady: 541-434-1463; nick@cascwild.org   Annual Bear Cub Orphaning Hangs on Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission Vote   (September 8, 2014) – Cascadia Wildlands and a coalition of conservation groups are urging Gov. John Kitzhaber and the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission to reject the “Siskiyou Plus” proposal to … Continue reading Annual Bear Cub Orphaning Hangs on Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission Vote

US Fish and Wildlife Service: The Leadership and Vision Vacuum


By Bob Ferris   "A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise." Aldo Leopold A Sand County Almanac, 1948   I have been spending a lot of time lately reading scientific justifications and policy statements emanating out of … Continue reading US Fish and Wildlife Service: The Leadership and Vision Vacuum

The Un-BEAR-able “Siskiyou Plus Bear Hunt”


By Rance Shaw   The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) Commission has proposed an additional bear hunt in the Southwest Region. The “Siskiyou Plus Bear Hunt” would make available 250 black bear tags in addition to the 4,400 normally issued for this region during the spring hunting season, which runs from April 1 … Continue reading The Un-BEAR-able “Siskiyou Plus Bear Hunt”