Proposed Quartzville-Middle Santiam (QMS) Timber Sale Project: Field Check Trip, July 2020 by Chelsea Stewart-Fusek Cascadia Wildlands Legal Intern, Summer 2020 On a gorgeous day earlier this month, the Willamette Valley Broadband of Great Old Broads for Wilderness joined the Cascadia Wildlands field checking team to survey some of the units in the QMS timber … Continue reading FIELD REPORT / BLOG: Quartzville-Middle Santiam Old-Growth on the Chopping Block
By Gabe Scott Cascadia Wildlands In-house Counsel We’ve been keeping our eyes on the forests during the Pandemic. The crisis and response is revealing hidden priorities, shifting alliances, and revealing inequities. The public land agencies, the Forest Service and BLM, and the State governments, have been closing recreation, canceling restoration, and moving forward with logging … Continue reading FIELD REPORT / BLOG: In the Forest in the Age of COVID-19
By Sam Krop, Cascadia Wildlands Grassroots Organizer In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we spent the weekend field checking a threatened area of old growth forest along the proposed Jordan Cove pipeline route out in the Oregon coast range between the towns of Remote and Sitkum, by Coquille. As we drove along the coast … Continue reading BLOG: Field Checking Old-Growth on the Jordan Cove LNG Pipeline Path
By Courtney Kaltenbach Field Checking Intern for Cascadia Wildlands, Spring 2020 On a cool Saturday morning, over twenty people met in the Cascadia parking lot to prepare to go out on the first public field checking trip of the year into the Flat Country timber sale. Covid-19 had been declared an international pandemic three days … Continue reading INTERN-al UPDATE: A Snowy Field Check in Flat Country
Join Cascadia Wildlands for a visit to the Flat Country timber sale, a 5,000 acre logging proposal in the Willamette National Forest. We will spend the day learning about this sale and exploring old forest stands that would be impacted. Attendees will get a hands on lesson in the basics of field surveying for public … Continue reading Field Trip to Flat Country Timber Sale
* The deadline for this action has past. * This hike has already happened. Our field checking intern wrote up a blog post from the visit to Flat Country. Check it out! Join Cascadia Wildlands for a visit to the Flat Country timber sale, a 5,000 acre logging proposal in the Willamette National Forest. We … Continue reading Field Trip to Flat Country Timber Sale — March 14, 2020
Watch “Voices from the Umpqua” Now BACKGROUND The Umpqua Sweets timber sale proposes to log 2,000 acres of public forest on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land above the famed North Umpqua River on Highway 138. There is one logging unit directly along the river, and many up Bob, Rock, Honey and Susan Creeks. The … Continue reading Umpqua Sweets Timber Sale
Join Cascadia Wildlands and WildCAT volunteers to visit Windy Peak, a very special place currently threatened with commercial logging as part of the N126 timber sale. The N126 sale is a plan proposed by the Bureau of Land Management to commercially log mature coastal forest near the Triangle Lake and Deadwood communities. The public lands … Continue reading Hike to Windy Peak Old Growth Forest!
Thank you for registering to join us for our hike to Windy Peak in the N126 timber sale. Stay tunes, as we will follow up soon with more information!
The local Bureau of Land Management is fixin’ to sell parcels within the Shotgun Creek recreation area to timber barons who plan to clearcut in our backyard forest. On September 12th, the BLM will auction off the first two parcels within the Shotcash timber sale, a clearcut logging proposal planned for the Shotgun Creek Recreation … Continue reading Roundup at the Shotcash Auction!