Lawsuit Launched to Protect Threatened Marbled Murrelet from Clearcutting in Oregon State Forests


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.


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 approves the new Elliott Loggin 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

ODF logs on high landslide hazard location above a family’s land.


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.

Proposal to log in the Elliott in FY 2012


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

Our work in the Elliott in 2010


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