Press Release: Oregon Wilderness and River Protections Signed into Law by President


Devil’s Staircase, Molalla, Lower Rogue, Chetco, Elk among wildlands and waterways permanently protected For immediate release March 12, 2019 Contact: Josh Laughlin, Executive Director, Cascadia Wildlands, 541.844.8182; jlaughlin@cascwild.org Eugene, OR – Today, President Donald Trump signed into law a sweeping public lands package that passed the US House and Senate in February. Included in the nation-wide … Continue reading Press Release: Oregon Wilderness and River Protections Signed into Law by President

Devil’s Staircase Hike: Carbon Basin and the Dark Grove — November 10th, 2018


This all-day strenuous hike is a collaboration between Cascadia Wildlands and Our Forests that will take you into one of the most primeval places left in Oregon. This hike doesn’t go to the Devil’s Staircase waterfall, but instead we will see a portion of one of the most extensive remaining old-growth forests remaining in the Coast … Continue reading Devil’s Staircase Hike: Carbon Basin and the Dark Grove — November 10th, 2018

Exciting Leadership Transition at Cascadia Wildlands


Dear Cascadia Wildlands Supporters, Bushwacking through head-high ferns to find the elusive Devil’s Staircase waterfall. Watching salmon thrash upstream to their natal grounds. Hearing the pre-dawn keer of the marbled murrelet high in the canopy. Knowing wolves are reclaiming their rightful place back in Cascadia. Educating and empowering communities to confront power imbalances. These are … Continue reading Exciting Leadership Transition at Cascadia Wildlands

Advocates Vow to Protect Devil’s Staircase Wilderness


by Zach Urness Salem Statesman Journal August 31, 2014   The first time Andy Stahl heard about the Devil's Staircase, it was little more than a wilderness myth.   Rumors of a spectacular waterfall hidden deep within one of the Coast Range's most remote and inaccessible canyons spread through Oregon State University's Environmental Center in … Continue reading Advocates Vow to Protect Devil’s Staircase Wilderness

Press Release: Devil’s Staircase Wilderness Passes Senate Through Unanimous Consent


For immediate release June 20, 2013 Contact: Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, 541.434.1463 Washington, DC — The US Senate has approved the creation of the 30,500-acre Devil’s Staircase Wilderness through unanimous consent, marking a major milestone in the long-running effort to protect this spectacular wild area in Oregon’s Coast Range. The Devil’s Staircase area is named … Continue reading Press Release: Devil’s Staircase Wilderness Passes Senate Through Unanimous Consent