Rally Against the “Who Will Own the Forest” Conference — Sept 27

From September 26-28, the World Forestry Center in Portland will be hosting a conference titled “Who Will Own The Forest,” set to be attended by the most notorious representatives in … Continue reading Rally Against the “Who Will Own the Forest” Conference — Sept 27

Press Release: Over 100 “Kayaktivists” and Community Members Protest Old-Growth Logging

October 8, 2022 — Today, a “kayaktivist” flotilla of over 100 concerned community members rallied on the McKenzie River to protest an old-growth logging sale in the Willamette National Forest. The Flat Country project, proposed by the U.S. Forest Service, targets over 2,000 acres of old-growth and mature forests for logging across the headwaters of the McKenzie River. The agency could auction the old growth to be cut at any moment.   Attendees held up signs from boats and kayaks, and unfurled a large banner declaring “Forest Defense is Watershed Defense”, to draw attention to the logging sale’s impact on downstream drinking water.

Time’s up: Feds missed deadlines for years, harming imperiled northern spotted owls

December 8, 2020 — Today, a group of wildlife advocates filed a complaint in federal district court against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (the Service) for falling to take multiple actions required by the Endangered Species Act to protect the northern spotted owl from extinction.

INTERN-al UPDATE: A Snowy Field Check in Flat Country

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 … Continue reading INTERN-al UPDATE: A Snowy Field Check in Flat Country

A nasty clearcut by the Weyerhaeuser company in the Oregon Coast Range (photo by Francis Eatherington).

Salem Debacle Kicks Off a Very Consequential Year

A Recap of What Went Down This Legislative Session by Alexander Harris, Forest Policy Consultant for Cascadia Wildlands Last week, the Oregon Legislature ended its short session early, lacking the … Continue reading Salem Debacle Kicks Off a Very Consequential Year

Press Release: Community Members Mobilize for Public Lands Town Hall!

April 15, 2019 — On Thursday, April 18thfrom 6-8pm, bikers, conservation groups, students, and Springfield area locals will join in a discussion at Springfield City Hall about timber sales and local forest management.The Town Hall will feature panelistsfrom Cascadia Wildlands, Oregon Wildand Firefighters United for Safety, Ethics and Ecology(FUSEE) discussing recreation, conservation and fire safety in Bureau of Land Management forests. The panel discussion will be followed by a moderated public forum in which community members will share and discuss concerns around local land management.  The biker’s organization Climate Revolutions by Bikeis organizing a mass bike ride departing from the University of Oregon EMU at 5pm to participate in the Town Hall event.