Opinion piece in the Register Guard from Ernie Niemi. By Ernie Niemi If somebody says they’re using Oregon’s natural resources in a sustainable manner, that’s good, right? Not always. Some folks use the word as a deceptive cover for activities that actually aren’t sustainable. When they do, you and I can take a huge economic hit. … Continue reading Guest View: Beavers and the Twisting of Sustainability
For immediate release August 7, 2019 Court: Oregon Illegally Denied Marbled Murrelet Endangered Species Protections EUGENE, Ore.— An Oregon judge has issued a decision concluding the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission violated Oregon law in denying a petition filed by five conservation groups demanding the commission uplist the murrelet from threatened to endangered under the Oregon … Continue reading Legal Victory for Marbled Murrelets in Oregon!
For Immediate Release, January 7, 2019 Conservation Groups Exit Oregon Wolf Meetings Citing Potential Increased Killings, Flawed Process Oregon Officials Unwilling to Follow Science on Wolf Management PORTLAND, Ore.— Four conservation groups have notified Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and the state wildlife commission that they are withdrawing from stakeholder meetings about the management of the … Continue reading Conservation Groups Exit Oregon Wolf Meeting Citing Potential Increased Killing
For Immediate Release, December 19, 2018 Oregon Sued for Not Stopping Coastal Marten Trapping State’s Last Two Populations of Cat-like Carnivores at Risk of Local Extinction PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands sued the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife today for failing to ban the trapping of imperiled Humboldt martens … Continue reading Oregon Sued for Humboldt Marten Trapping
For immediate release August 7, 2018 Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 541-434-1463 SALEM, Ore.— In response to a petition by five conservation groups earlier this year, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission today instructed the Department of Fish and Wildlife to draft rules to protect the approximately 200 Humboldt martens left in Oregon. The move … Continue reading Press Release: Humboldt Marten Trapping Ban Granted!
Agency Capitulates to Logging Industry, Ignores Science, Law, ODFW’s Mission For immediate release August 2, 2018 Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746, email@example.com Quinn Read, Defenders of Wildlife, (206) 508-5474, firstname.lastname@example.org Jared Margolis, Center for Biological Diversity, (802) 310-4054, email@example.com Joe Liebezeit, Audubon Society of Portland, (503) 329-6026 firstname.lastname@example.org Danielle Moser, Oregon Wild, (503)-283-6343 … Continue reading Press Release: Lawsuit Filed Challenging Oregon’s Failure to Protect Murrelets
State Endangered Species Protection Sought for Oregon’s Humboldt Martens Secretive Cat-like Carnivores in Coast Range at Risk of Extinction PORTLAND, Ore.— Six conservation groups filed a petition today asking the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to protect the Humboldt marten under the Oregon Endangered Species Act. Only two populations of fewer than 200 total … Continue reading Petition Filed to Save the Humboldt Marten!
For Immediate Release, February 9, 2018 Oregon Raises Protections for Rare Seabird Logging, Loss of Prey, Climate Change All Endanger Marbled Murrelet PORTLAND, Ore.— Responding to a petition from conservation groups, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission voted today to change the status of marbled murrelets from threatened to endangered under the Oregon Endangered … Continue reading Press Release: Marbled Murrelet Listed as Endangered in Oregon
For Immediate Release June 21, 2016 Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746 Tierra Curry, Center for Biological Diversity, 928-522-3681 Steve Pedery, Oregon Wild, 503-283-6343 ext. 212 Bob Sallinger, Portland Audubon, 503-380-9728 Greater Protections Sought … Continue reading Greater Protections Sought for Marbled Murrelets in Oregon
For immediate release December 30, 2015 Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands / 314-482-3746, email@example.com Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity / 971-717-6403, firstname.lastname@example.org Rob Klavins, Oregon Wild / 541-886-0212, email@example.com PORTLAND, Ore.— Three conservation groups filed a legal challenge today to the removal of protection from gray wolves under Oregon's Endangered Species Act. … Continue reading Suit Filed to Restore Endangered Species Act Protections for Wolves in Oregon