Join Cascadia Wildland’s volunteer WildCAT team for a full-day of field checking training in a local forest proposed for timber harvest. Our field checking trainings cover the basics of timber sale monitoring, how to read timber sale proposal and what to look for when exploring a timber sale on the ground. More information & registration here.
Highway 46 Project — Willamette National Forest, Detroit Ranger District About the sale: This timber sale is located about six miles east of the town of Detroit, Oregon, within over 4,000 acres of forest surrounding the Breitenbush hot springs resort. The sale includes commercial thinning, fuels reduction, and clearcut-style management practices. Our concerns: Much of … Continue reading Highway 46 Timber Sale
Flat Country — Willamette National Forest, McKenzie Ranger District About the sale: This sale proposes 5,001 acres of logging off Hwy 126, approximately 8 miles east of the community of McKenzie Bridge, Oregon. The proposal includes 1,000 acres of “regeneration harvest” (essentially clearcut) and various methods of commercial thinning in forest stands ranging from 40 to … Continue reading Flat Country Timber Sale
Shotcash — Springfield BLM About the sale: In May of 2018, the Upper Willamette Field Office of the BLM announced a plan to implement a clearcut-style “regeneration harvest” in the Shotgun Creek Recreation area. The area contains a heavily used OHV trail system, a public swimming hole and a system of walking and biking trails. Our concerns: Clearcut-style … Continue reading Shotcash Timber Sale
by Sam Krop, Cascadia Wildlands’ Grassroots Organizer August 2, 2018 On a spotless, windy morning on July 1, over 50 concerned citizens gathered around a boat launch on the North Spit of Coos Bay to explore the place that would be most impacted by the construction of the proposed Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas export … Continue reading A Report Back on Field Checking the Proposed Jordan Cove LNG Terminal