Press Release: Endangered Species Protection Sought for California, Oregon Salamander Threatened by Logging


For Immediate Release, March 12, 2018 Contacts:       Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 844-8182, jlaughlin@cascwild.org Jeff Miller, Center for Biological Diversity, (707) 604-7739, jmiller@biologicaldiversity.org George Sexton, KS Wild, (541) 778-8120, gs@kswild.org   ASHLAND, Ore.— Conservation groups filed a federal petition for Endangered Species Act protection today for the Siskiyou Mountains salamander, a rare terrestrial salamander … Continue reading Press Release: Endangered Species Protection Sought for California, Oregon Salamander Threatened by Logging

New Western Oregon Forest Management Plan Challenged


For immediate release August 9, 2016 Contacts:  Susan Jane Brown, Western Environmental Law Center, 503-680-5513, brown@westernlaw.org  Todd True, Earthjustice, 206-343-7340, ext. 1030, ttrue@earthjustice.org  John Kober, Pacific Rivers, 503-915-6677, john@pacificrivers.org  Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746, nick@cascwild.org Joseph Vaile, Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center, 541-488-5789, joseph@kswild.org Doug Heiken, Oregon Wild, 541-344-0675, dh@oregonwild.org Megan Birzell, The Wilderness Society, 206-348-3597, megan_birzell@tws.org Stakeholder Groups Challenge Oregon … Continue reading New Western Oregon Forest Management Plan Challenged

BLM Signs Devastating New Management Plan for Oregon’s Forests!


by Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands Legal Director On August 5, the Bureau of Land Management signed a new management plan for western Oregon.  Cascadia Wildlands and our conservation allies protested the initial draft of this plan, but the BLM's decision yesterday largely ignored all our points of contention.   From a broad perspective, the plan will … Continue reading BLM Signs Devastating New Management Plan for Oregon’s Forests!

Conservationists Sue to Stop Wolf and Coyote Killing Contest


  Press Release For Immediate Release: November 13, 2014   Contacts:  Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 541.434.1463 nick@cascwild.org Bethany Cotton, WildEarth Guardians, 503.327.4923, bcotton@wildearthguardians.org Laura King, Attorney, Western Environmental Law Center, 406-204-4852 Lynne Stone, Boulder-White Clouds Council, 208.721.7301, bwcc@wildwhiteclouds.org   Conservationists Sue to Stop Wolf and Coyote Killing Contest:  Groups Challenge Fed’s Decision to Allow Highly … Continue reading Conservationists Sue to Stop Wolf and Coyote Killing Contest

Finding Common Ground with the BLM at Rickreall Creek


By Rory Isbell, Cascadia Wildlands Legal Intern   More often than we prefer, those of us in the conservation world are at odds with our public lands agencies and managers.  We want them to protect and restore the watersheds in which we live, and keep intact those that have evaded development or resource extraction.  But … Continue reading Finding Common Ground with the BLM at Rickreall Creek

Interior Department: The Need for a Gumption Pill


By Bob Ferris   gump•tion  [guhmp-shuhn]  noun Informal. 1. initiative; aggressiveness; resourcefulness: With his gumption he'll make a success of himself. 2. courage; spunk; guts: It takes gumption to quit a high-paying job. 3. common sense; shrewdness.  From Dictionary.com    There are times when I fantasize about products that I would like to see.  One … Continue reading Interior Department: The Need for a Gumption Pill

Cliven Bundy: The Cowardly Cowboy of Clark County Throws a Tantrum


By Bob Ferris   “In a meeting Saturday, Bundy urged Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie to seize the federal officials’ weapons and bring them back to the rancher.”   Seattle Times April 12, 2014    Many people in American and the world watched in horror this past week as the events unfolded in Nevada.  We … Continue reading Cliven Bundy: The Cowardly Cowboy of Clark County Throws a Tantrum

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