Umpqua Sweets


BACKGROUND OF SALE The Umpqua Sweets project is located on BLM checkerboard forestlands just west of the Umpqua National Forest on highway 38.  There is one unit directly along the North Umpqua River, and many up Bob, Rock, Honey and Susan Creeks. The sale proposes “regeneration harvest” (aka clearcut-style logging) on all of these forest stands. OUR … Continue reading Umpqua Sweets

Report Back from Basecamp


By Sam Krop, Grassroots Organizer This August, 30 Cascadians gathered together for a weekend in a backyard timber sale to learn about field checking for forest defense. Cascadia Wildlands’ first ever Field Checking Basecamp brought together forest lovers from across the state for a weekend of field surveying, skill sharing, and community building in public … Continue reading Report Back from Basecamp

Cascadia Field Checking Basecamp–Schedule


FRIDAY AUGUST 9: 5pm: Attendees arrive & setup 7:00pm: Dinner, welcome & orientation Evening activity: Forest defense and movement storytelling SATURDAY AUGUST 10: 9:00am: Breakfast & morning circle 9:30am-11am: Field Checking 101—Overview N126 sale & field checklist 11am-3pm: Field Checking in N126 sale (lunch in field) 3-5pm: Break 5pm-6:30pm: Afternoon skill shares 7pm: Dinner & … Continue reading Cascadia Field Checking Basecamp–Schedule