Cascadia Wildlands submits comments on the first annual logging proposal under the new plan. The ODF proposes to clearcut 805 acres of owl and murrelet habitat. One owl will suffer 262 acres of old forests clearcut near it's nest. ODF promises to leave tree-plantations at least 51 years old for it to live in instead.
Save The Elliott State Forest from Cascadia Wildlands on Vimeo. Following years of citizen opposition and grassroots organizing, on May 9, 2017 the State Land Board voted unanimously to keep the Elliott under public ownership! Then lawmakers followed that up on July 3, 2017 by advancing $100-million in state bonding revenue to protect the Elliott … Continue reading Save the Elliott Rainforest
For immediate release January 19, 2012 Contact: Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 844-8182 Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495 Bob Sallinger, Audubon Socity of Portland, (503) 380-9728 Lawsuit Launched to Protect Threatened Marbled Murrelets From Clearcutting in Oregon State Forests State of Oregon’s Plans to Dramatically Increase Clearcutting Harming Wildlife, … Continue reading Lawsuit Launched to Protect Threatened Marbled Murrelet from Clearcutting in Oregon State Forests
Cascadia Wildlands staff testifies to the Oregon Board of Forestry, asking them not to approve the Elliott's new logging plan. November 3, 2011 Outstanding issues with new Elliott State Forest Plan and a New Way Forward Board of Forestry Members, Today you will consider Elliott State Forest Rulemaking. We encourage you to not adopt the … Continue reading Cascadia Wildlands staff testifies to the Oregon Board of Forestry, asking them not to approve the Elliott’s new logging plan.
The State Land Board claims their mandate is to extract the maximum money possible from the Elliott, in spite of environmental problems. Land Board Votes for Elliott Logging Increase October 11, 2011 Associated Press by Jeff Barnard Top state officials voted in Salem on Tuesday to approve a new way of protecting threatened species such … Continue reading The State Land Board approves the new Elliott Loggin Plan
Cascadia Wildlands comments on Elliott's 10-year logging plan. These plans describe where the ODF will log in the first decade of the new Forest Management Plan. Logging will be concentrated in what had been owl and murrelet reserves protected under the just-abandoned habitat conservation plan. Download our comments here.
https://www.cascwild.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Landslides-above-people.pdf For immediate release August 15, 2011 Contact: Francis Eatherington, Cascadia Wildlands, 541-643-1309 Barbara Shamet and Wolfgang Schwarz, 541-530-7745 Conservation Group and Landowner Seeks Halt of Elliott Forest Clearcutting Inquiry Discovers Oregon Logging in High Landslide Area Above Private Property Cascadia Wildlands and a concerned neighbor have called for an immediate halt to the Oregon … Continue reading ODF logs on high landslide hazard location above a family’s land.
View a Cascadia Wildlands interview on Elliott's new proposed Forest Management Plan. also: Cascadia Wildlands submits comments to the Oregon Department of Forestry, objecting to the proposed new Forest Management Plan for the Elliott. Download our comments here.
Cascadia Wildlands submits comments on Oregon's proposals to log in the Elliott in FY 2012 (which begins July 1st, 2011). In their last year under the Habitat Conservation Plan, ODF wants to clearcut the maximum allowed, 517 acres of nesting habitat for the northern spotted owl and marbled murrelet, two endangered species in western Oregon. … Continue reading Proposal to log in the Elliott in FY 2012
November 1, 2010: Cascadia Wildlands staff visits with the Governor, asking him to protect the Elliott State Forest. October 29, 2010: Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) announces they will ditch the 1995 Habitat Conservation Plan, and asks for public comments on a different method to log in and around endangered species on the Elliott. … Continue reading Our work in the Elliott in 2010