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 earlier, … 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
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 requisite number of legislators to pass any of the bills being considered. Two weeks prior, Republican members of the State House and Senate fled the … Continue reading Salem Debacle Kicks Off a Very Consequential Year
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
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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15th2019 Contact:Sam Krop, Cascadia Wildlands, 541.434.1463 Tomoko Sekiguchi, Climate Revolutions by Bike, 541.334.4660 Sue Hartman, local Thurston area resident,541.741.1210 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 … Continue reading Press Release: Community Members Mobilize for Public Lands Town Hall!