Explore the Elliott State Forest with Cascadia Wildlands


We’ll be offering a couple of public hikes into the Elliott State Forest the spring/summer of 2016. The Elliott State Forest is between Reedsport and Coos Bay, and goes as far east as Loon Lake. About half of the Elliott has never been logged before, with big trees that grew back from an 1868 fire, providing … Continue reading Explore the Elliott State Forest with Cascadia Wildlands

Letter Sent to Prospectors Interested in Acquiring Elliott State Forest


by Robin Meacher, Cascadia Wildlands' Wildlands Campaign Director   The Oregon Department of State Lands (DSL) continues to forge ahead with the sale of the 93,000-acre Elliott State Forest located east of Coos Bay. While conservation groups, school children, recreationists and hunters and anglers continue to enjoy the Elliott for the host of opportunities it … Continue reading Letter Sent to Prospectors Interested in Acquiring Elliott State Forest

Press Release: Suit Filed Challenging Sale of Elliott State Forest Land


For Immediate Release, April 21, 2014   Contact:  Francis Eatherington, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 643-1309                Bob Sallinger, Audubon Society of Portland, (503) 380-9728                Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495   EUGENE, Ore.— Conservation organizations filed a lawsuit and temporary restraining order today challenging the state of Oregon’s disposal of … Continue reading Press Release: Suit Filed Challenging Sale of Elliott State Forest Land