Opinion: NW Natural’s campaign reeks of desperation


by Bethany Cotton, Conservation Director for Cascadia WildlandsOriginally published in The Register-Guard, May 27, 2022 NW Natural is running full page ads in this paper co-opting the word “choice” while … Continue reading Opinion: NW Natural’s campaign reeks of desperation

Opinion: Biden’s old-growth forest executive order has giant hole


by Bethany Cotton, Conservation Director for Cascadia WildlandsOriginally published in The Register-Guard, May 1, 2022 Last month, in honor of Earth Day, President Biden signed an executive order on Strengthening … Continue reading Opinion: Biden’s old-growth forest executive order has giant hole

Opinion: Finding hope and taking action in a time of crisis


by Rebecca White, CW Wildlands DirectorOriginally published in The Register-Guard, December 25, 2021. Just past the winter solstice, the days are starting to lengthen, and many feel inspired to make … Continue reading Opinion: Finding hope and taking action in a time of crisis

Opinion: Protecting Cascadia’s forests is our greatest climate solution


by Rebecca White, CW Wildlands DirectorOriginally published in The Register-Guard, June 26, 2021. Let’s talk “proforestation.” Coined by scientist William Moomaw, this term describes letting older forests do their natural … Continue reading Opinion: Protecting Cascadia’s forests is our greatest climate solution

A Call on Secretaries Haaland and Vilsack to Rein in Reckless Post-Fire Roadside Logging in Oregon


For Immediate ReleaseApril 13, 2021 Contacts:Bethany Cotton, Conservation Director, Cascadia Wildlands; email, 503.327.4923Tim Ingalsbee, Executive Director, Firefighters United for Safety Ethics and Ecology (FUSEE); email, 541.338.7671 Conservationists Call on Biden … Continue reading A Call on Secretaries Haaland and Vilsack to Rein in Reckless Post-Fire Roadside Logging in Oregon