Opinion: Rewilding the West with wolves and beavers will curb climate change


by Bethany Cotton, Conservation Director for Cascadia Wildlands
Originally published in The Register-Guard, August 28, 2022.

As the Western U.S. again endures record-breaking summer heat and enters our third decade of drought, it’s time for us to adopt bold, regionwide solutions that will support climate-resilient communities, safeguard drinking water sources, reduce wildfire risk, protect remaining mature and old-growth forests and enhance wildlife habitat.  

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

Press Release: The Green New Deal for Pacific Northwest Forests


For Immediate Release:June 9, 2021 Media Contact:Dylan Plummer, Grassroots Organizer, Cascadia Wildlands; dylan@cascwild.org, 541.531.1858 Over Fifty Organizations Release Green New Deal Plan for Pacific Northwest Forests Environmental and Social Justice … Continue reading Press Release: The Green New Deal for Pacific Northwest Forests

Opinion: It’s DeFazio’s Time to Shine on Climate


by Dylan Plummer, CW Grassroots OrganizerOriginally published in The Register-Guard, April 24, 2021. Less than a month into spring, I received a red flag warning alert. A warm easterly wind … Continue reading Opinion: It’s DeFazio’s Time to Shine on Climate