Blog: Landmark Settlement Reached for Wolves in Oregon


by Josh Laughlin, Campaign Director It has been nearly 20 months since Cascadia Wildlands, Oregon Wild and Center for Biological Diversity were granted an injunction against the state killing wolves in Oregon. Prior to filing the case, two things became clear: 1) the state of Oregon was becoming more comfortable killing endangered wolves, and 2) … Continue reading Blog: Landmark Settlement Reached for Wolves in Oregon

Press Release: Settlement Reached in Wolf Legal Fight


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 24, 2013   Contact: Rob Klavins, Wildlife Advocate, Oregon Wild, (503) 283-6343 ext. 210, rk@oregonwild.org Steve Pedery, Conservation Director, Oregon Wild, (503) 283-6343 ext. 212, sp@oregonwild.org Nick Cady, Legal Director, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746, nick@cascwild.org Josh Laughlin, Campaign Director, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 844-8182 jlaughlin@cascwild.org   Salem, Oregon  – After seventeen months … Continue reading Press Release: Settlement Reached in Wolf Legal Fight

Press Release: Congress Feels the Love for Oregon’s Natural Treasures


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 14, 2013 Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands (541) 844-8182 Erik Fernandez, Oregon Wild (503) 283-6343, ext. 202 Pete Wallstrom, Momentum River Expeditions (541) 488-2525 Portland, Oregon   –   A coalition of Oregon conservation organizations is applauding efforts by Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley to re-introduce a package of protections for several natural … Continue reading Press Release: Congress Feels the Love for Oregon’s Natural Treasures

Press Release: Anniversary of OR-7’s Arrival in California Inspires New Wolf Alliance


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 21, 2012 CONTACT: Amaroq Weiss, California Wolf Center, 707-779-9613 Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, 541-844-8182 Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, 503-484-7495 John Motsinger, Defenders of Wildlife, 202-772-0288 Joseph Vaile, Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center, 541-488-5789 Rob Klavins, Oregon Wild, 503-551-1717 (media only) SACRAMENTO, Calif.- Twenty-five wildlife conservation, education and protection organizations in California, … Continue reading Press Release: Anniversary of OR-7’s Arrival in California Inspires New Wolf Alliance

Lawsuit Blocks Elliott Logging


The World by Jessie Higgins November 17, 2012 ELLIOTT STATE FOREST — The state has withdrawn more than 900 acres of planned Elliott State Forest timber sales, pending the outcome of an environmental lawsuit. The Oregon Department of Forestry instead plans to open 465 acres of alternative logging sites not named in the lawsuit. 'It's … Continue reading Lawsuit Blocks Elliott Logging

Lawsuit Chops Down Logging Plans on the Elliott


The Roseburg News-Review by Don Jenkins November 15, 2012   A lawsuit filed by conservation groups has caused the Oregon Department of Forestry to sharply scale back logging plans in the Elliott State Forest for 2013, a year in which the state planned to ramp up timber production in the 93,000-acre coastal forest.   The … Continue reading Lawsuit Chops Down Logging Plans on the Elliott

State Suspends State Forest Timber Sales Subject to Federal Lawsuit   


July 2, 2012 KLCC by Rachael McDonald   The Oregon Department of Forestry has suspended operations on 10 timber sales. A lawsuit brought by conservation groups says the logging imperils a federally listed seabird.
 
Four conservation groups are suing Oregon to halt timber sales on the Elliot, Clatsop and Tillamook State Forests.   Josh Laughlin with … Continue reading State Suspends State Forest Timber Sales Subject to Federal Lawsuit   

Press Release: State of Oregon Suspends 10 State Forest Timber Sales in Marbled Murrelet Habitat


For immediate release July 2, 2012   Contact: Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 844-8182       Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495       Bob Sallinger, Portland Audubon Society, (503) 380-9728       Tanya Sanerib, Crag Law Center, (503) 525-2722         State of Oregon Suspends 10 State … Continue reading Press Release: State of Oregon Suspends 10 State Forest Timber Sales in Marbled Murrelet Habitat