by Rebecca White, CW Wildlands DirectorOriginally published in The Register-Guard, June 26, 2021. Let’s talk “proforestation.” Coined by scientist William Moomaw, this term describes letting older forests do their natural … Continue reading Opinion: Protecting Cascadia’s forests is our greatest climate solution
More Thurston Hills timber sale info: Recent court victory.Background and History of the timber sale.Timber sale documents.
I’ve long described my commitment to conservation as a combination of love and outrage: profound love for the wild places and wildlife we work to protect and outrage at the … Continue reading The First Week of 2021 & What is to Come in Cascadia and Beyond
by Rebecca White, Wildlands Director As we move into the post-wildfire season here in western Oregon, I am thinking of having some bumper stickers printed up. Maybe, “Gaia Knows Best.” … Continue reading BLOG: After the Fires, the Birds and the Blooms
Cascadia Wildlands is part of the Forest Waters Coalition, which is a statewide network of community and conservation organizations working to update protections for our rivers, streams, and forested watersheds. We … Continue reading Oregon’s Forest Waters
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 … Continue reading FIELD REPORT / BLOG: In the Forest in the Age of COVID-19
Thurston Hills aka “Pedal Power” Timber Sale is next to Springfield, OR Neighborhood:Re-Introduced by the BLM The Thurston Hills timber sale would result in extensive “regeneration harvest” (all but clearcutting) … Continue reading Thurston Hills 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 … Continue reading Salem Debacle Kicks Off a Very Consequential Year