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
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 — March 14, 2020
BACKGROUND OF SALE Located in coastal rainforest north of highway 126 33,000 acre project area: 25,200 acres in Siuslaw FO, 6,300acres in Mary’s Peak FO Targets Late Successional Reserve (forest set aside to become old) and Riparian Reserves (waterways) including known spotted owl and marbled murrelett habitat for commercial logging. Would log stands ranging in … Continue reading North126 Timber Sale
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
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!
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
Join the Cascadia Wildlands WildCAT field checking team for a weekend exploring a local timber sale and learning the ropes of field checking for forest defense! Cascadia’s field checking team visits timber sales across the region to double check what the Forest Service or Bureau of Land Management say in their timber sale proposals with … Continue reading Summer Field Checking Basecamp
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