Thurston Hills Timber Sale


Thurston Hills “Pedal Power” — Springfield BLM About the sale: This sale will result in extensive “regeneration harvest” (all but clear-cutting) of 100 acres of middle-aged forest immediately adjacent to Willamalane’s recently opened 655-acre Thurston Hills Natural Area. Next to a neighborhood on 79th Street in Springfield on one side and to the new trails on … Continue reading Thurston Hills Timber Sale

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

A Trip to Washington DC


By Francis Eatherington   During the week of June 16, representatives of Cascadia Wildlands, Oregon Wild, and KS Wild traveled to Washington DC to discuss two bills, one from Senator Wyden and one from Representative DeFazio. Both mandate an increase of logging on western Oregon BLM lands.   We had over 21 meetings with agency staff, senators … Continue reading A Trip to Washington DC

Wyden-style Clearcut Causes Mudslide on O&C Lands


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Wyden-style Clearcut Causes Mudslide on O&C Lands  Mudslide found by neighboring resident at Buck Rising Timber Sale (Photo by Francis Eatherington)   Roseburg, OR Feb 27, 2014    Earlier this week, neighboring landowners discovered a mudslide in the "experimental" Buck Rising clearcut logging project on public lands managed by the Bureau … Continue reading Wyden-style Clearcut Causes Mudslide on O&C Lands