Press Release: Oregon Gray Wolf Population Increases in 2018, State and Federal Threats Abound


For immediate release April 8, 2019 Contact: Nick Cady, Legal Director, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746, nick@cascwild.org Today, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced that the gray wolf population increased by 10% to a minimum of 137 animals, and total packs increased from 12 to 16, from last year’s count. “The ongoing recovery of Oregon’s wolf population … Continue reading Press Release: Oregon Gray Wolf Population Increases in 2018, State and Federal Threats Abound

Press Release: Oregon Wilderness and River Protections Signed into Law by President


Devil’s Staircase, Molalla, Lower Rogue, Chetco, Elk among wildlands and waterways permanently protected For immediate release March 12, 2019 Contact: Josh Laughlin, Executive Director, Cascadia Wildlands, 541.844.8182; jlaughlin@cascwild.org Eugene, OR – Today, President Donald Trump signed into law a sweeping public lands package that passed the US House and Senate in February. Included in the nation-wide … Continue reading Press Release: Oregon Wilderness and River Protections Signed into Law by President

Press release: U.S. House of Representatives passes Oregon Wildlands Act and other public lands bills


Devil’s Staircase, Molalla, lower Rogue, Chetco, Elk among wildlands and waterways to receive permanent protection Contact: Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, 541.844.8182 Eugene, OR (February 26, 2019) – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a sweeping public lands package that mirrors the version approved by the U.S. Senate (S. 47) on February 12. Included in … Continue reading Press release: U.S. House of Representatives passes Oregon Wildlands Act and other public lands bills

Press Release: Wolf Pups Documented Near Iconic Mt. Hood


For immediate release August 29, 2018 Contact: Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, 541-844-8182 The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife confirmed today that a recently documented pair of wolves on the Warm Springs Reservation in Wasco County had at least two pups this year. The White River Pack pups are the first documented in the northern … Continue reading Press Release: Wolf Pups Documented Near Iconic Mt. Hood

Press Release: Oregon Court Rules Sale of Elliott State Forest Tract Illegal


For Immediate Release, August 1, 2018 Contact: Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 844-8182 Micah Meskel, Audubon Society of Portland, (503) 481-5715 Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495 Daniel Kruse, Attorney, (541) 337-5829 Oregon Court Rules Sale of Elliott State Forest Tract Illegal Old-growth Forest East of Coos Bay Will be Retained in Public … Continue reading Press Release: Oregon Court Rules Sale of Elliott State Forest Tract Illegal

Press Release: Fishing, Conservation Groups Sue to Protect Coho Salmon from Oregon State Forest Logging


For immediate release June 13, 2018 Contact: Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495, ngreenwald@biologicaldiversity.org Glen Spain, PCFFA and IFR, (541) 689-2000, fish1ifr@aol.com Mark Sherwood, Native Fish Society, (303) 898-8988, mark@nativefishsociety.org Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746, nick@cascwild.org SALEM, Ore.— Five fishing and conservation groups sued the Oregon Department of Forestry today for poor … Continue reading Press Release: Fishing, Conservation Groups Sue to Protect Coho Salmon from Oregon State Forest Logging

Court Agreement: Washington Will Give Public Notice Before Killing Wolves


For immediate release May 18, 2018 Contact: Nick Cady, (314) 482-3746, nick@cascwild.org OLYMPIA, Wash.— Washington wildlife officials will have to give eight business hours of notice before killing wolves in the state, under a new agreement reached today in Thurston County Superior Court. Judge Chris Lanese ruled from the bench today that a challenge by … Continue reading Court Agreement: Washington Will Give Public Notice Before Killing Wolves

Press Release: Trapping Ban Sought to Protect Imperiled Humboldt Marten


For Immediate Release, April 4, 2018 Contacts: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746, nick@cascwild.org Tierra Curry, Center for Biological Diversity, (928) 522-3681, tcurry@biologicaldiversity.org Coastal Trapping Ban Sought to Protect Oregon’s Vanishing Humboldt Martens New Study Finds Traps Could Wipe Out Imperiled Otter Relative PORTLAND, Ore.— Five conservation groups filed a rulemaking petition today asking the … Continue reading Press Release: Trapping Ban Sought to Protect Imperiled Humboldt Marten

Putting Fracked Gas Infrastructure on Kate Brown’s Agenda


The third resurrection of the zombie pipeline is upon us. Like the premise for an 80s horror film, the Jordan Cove Energy Project proposal slated for southwest Oregon makes little sense, yet it just won’t seem to be forgotten.   First proposed in 2004, the 232-mile Pacific Connector LNG pipeline and accompanying Jordan Cove liquified … Continue reading Putting Fracked Gas Infrastructure on Kate Brown’s Agenda

Press release: Gray wolves documented on Oregon’s Mt. Hood


For immediate release January 16, 2018 Contact: Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, 541-844-8182   The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced today that two gray wolves have been documented on the Mt. Hood National Forest. A remote camera captured an image showing two wolves traveling together in southern Wasco County. Until now, only lone wolves … Continue reading Press release: Gray wolves documented on Oregon’s Mt. Hood