Trump Administration Pushing Through Environmental Rollbacks During the COVID-19 Pandemic by Gene McCarthy Cascadia Wildlands Legal Intern, Summer 2020 It can be exhausting keeping up with the constant barrage of unfortunate news covering the current administration’s breakneck efforts to remove environmental safeguards. Unfortunately, the past six months during the COVID-19 pandemic have been no exception. … Continue reading BLOG: Environmental Rollbacks Gut Core Conservation Laws
by Nick Cady, Legal Director On June 7, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, whose members are appointed by Governor Kate Brown, adopted revisions to the state’s Wolf Conservation and Management Plan. This plan is required to be updated every five years, but this latest update was over four years late given the Department of … Continue reading Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission Votes to Weaken Oregon Wolf Plan
Both Washington and Oregon have released their 2018 wolf numbers and the Pacific Northwest has demonstrated minor gains in the face of continued poaching and state-funded wolf killing (Oregon’s wolf population increased from 124 wolves to 137 wolves statewide and Washington’s wolf population increased from 122 to 126). California’s wolves continue to live on the … Continue reading Wolves Under Assault on Multiple Fronts, Your Help Needed!
Eugene Weekly by Camilla Mortensen While her previous position as Oregon’s secretary of state typically did not put her in the environmental spotlight, Oregon’s new Governor Kate Brown is no stranger to green agendas or protests. In summer of 2012, members of Cascadia Earth First! and Eugene’s own Cascadia Forest Defenders locked themselves together … Continue reading Kate Brown and Green Agendas
By Bob Ferris I have frequently observed that some of the folks who wrap themselves most tightly in the American flag are those who take some of the most un-American actions. I think the same is true about those who worship Teddy Roosevelt without really understanding historical context, what he actually stood for, and … Continue reading Updating Roosevelt: Teddy and the Wolves
For immediate release July 2, 2012 Contact: Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 844-8182 Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495 Bob Sallinger, Portland Audubon Society, (503) 380-9728 Tanya Sanerib, Crag Law Center, (503) 525-2722 State of Oregon Suspends 10 State … Continue reading Press Release: State of Oregon Suspends 10 State Forest Timber Sales in Marbled Murrelet Habitat