Trump Administration Pushing Through Environmental Rollbacks During the COVID-19 Pandemic by Gene McCarthy Cascadia Wildlands Legal Intern, Summer 2020 It can be exhausting keeping up with the constant barrage of unfortunate news covering the current administration’s breakneck efforts to remove environmental safeguards. Unfortunately, the past six months during the COVID-19 pandemic have been no exception. … Continue reading BLOG: Environmental Rollbacks Gut Core Conservation Laws
For Immediate Release: September 19, 2019 Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746, email@example.com Doug Heiken, Oregon Wild, 541-344-0675, firstname.lastname@example.org Court Rules BLM Clearcuts on the Edge of Springfield Will Increase Fire Hazard and Harm Recreation Conservation groups and neighbors defeat BLM’s Thurston Hills timber sale Eugene, Or. — On Wednesday, Judge Michael McShane ruled … Continue reading Legal Victory: Thurston Hills Timber Sale Defeated in Court
For Immediate Release, March 12, 2018 Contacts: Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 844-8182, email@example.com Jeff Miller, Center for Biological Diversity, (707) 604-7739, firstname.lastname@example.org George Sexton, KS Wild, (541) 778-8120, email@example.com 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
For immediate release August 9, 2016 Contacts: Susan Jane Brown, Western Environmental Law Center, 503-680-5513, firstname.lastname@example.org Todd True, Earthjustice, 206-343-7340, ext. 1030, email@example.com John Kober, Pacific Rivers, 503-915-6677, firstname.lastname@example.org Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746, email@example.com Joseph Vaile, Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center, 541-488-5789, firstname.lastname@example.org Doug Heiken, Oregon Wild, 541-344-0675, email@example.com Megan Birzell, The Wilderness Society, 206-348-3597, firstname.lastname@example.org Stakeholder Groups Challenge Oregon … Continue reading New Western Oregon Forest Management Plan Challenged
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!
Press Release For Immediate Release: November 13, 2014 Contacts: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 541.434.1463 email@example.com Bethany Cotton, WildEarth Guardians, 503.327.4923, firstname.lastname@example.org Laura King, Attorney, Western Environmental Law Center, 406-204-4852 Lynne Stone, Boulder-White Clouds Council, 208.721.7301, email@example.com 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
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
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