Missing lynx: Advocates challenge Feds’ refusal to prepare recovery plan


For Immediate Release: December 1, 2020 Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746, nick@cascwild.org Today, a coalition of conservation organizations filed a complaint in federal court challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (the Service’s) decision to forgo recovery planning for threatened Canada lynx. Recovery plans are important tools required by the Endangered Species Act, often … Continue reading Missing lynx: Advocates challenge Feds’ refusal to prepare recovery plan

Press Release: Court Orders Fish and Wildlife Service to Reexamine Lynx Critical Habitat


For Immediate Release September 7, 2016   Contacts: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746, nick@cascwild.org Matthew Bishop, Western Environmental Law Center, 406-324-8011, bishop@westernlaw.org Bethany Cotton, WildEarth Guardians, 406-414-7227, bcotton@wildearthguardians.org   Arran Robertson, Oregon Wild, 503-283-6343 ext. 223, ar@oregonwild.org     Missoula, MT — Today the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana ordered the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) to … Continue reading Press Release: Court Orders Fish and Wildlife Service to Reexamine Lynx Critical Habitat

Conservationists Challenge Insufficient Lynx Protection


Press Release For Immediate Release November 17, 2014   Contacts:  Nick Cady, Legal Director, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746 John Mellgren, Attorney, Western Environmental Law Center, 541-525-5087    Conservationists Challenge Insufficient Lynx Protection Feds Fail to Protect Rare Cat’s Habitat in Oregon and Washington, Undermining Recovery   EUGENE, Ore. —Today, the Western Environmental Law Center (WELC) filed … Continue reading Conservationists Challenge Insufficient Lynx Protection

Looking Backwards, Forward and to You


By Bob Ferris   Last weekend I stood on the rim of Crater Lake with my wife.  We were staring at the spectacular, Ty-D-Bol-colored water and contemplating strolling down the 700-foot drop to the shore and then back along the mile-long trail.  In walks like this there is always stunning beauty, but there is also … Continue reading Looking Backwards, Forward and to You

Of Snowmobiles, Lynx and Coyotes


By Bob Ferris   There is a concept in ecology known as niche separation.  It is basically how two or more similar species have evolved or changed to occupy similar spaces or use similar resources with minimal conflict.  If you do not understand the concept, think about common resources in your houses such as sinks, … Continue reading Of Snowmobiles, Lynx and Coyotes