LTE: Forward-thinking conservation


Originally published in The Register-Guard, Letters to the EditorAugust 1, 2021 Recently, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission delivered a commonsense vote reclassifying the marbled murrelet from “threatened” to “endangered” … Continue reading LTE: Forward-thinking conservation

VICTORY! Marbled Murrelet Gains Increased Protections in Oregon


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 9, 2021 Contact:         Quinn Read, Center for Biological Diversity, (206) 979-3074, emailKatie Arberg, Defenders of Wildlife, (202) 772- 0259, emailBob Sallinger, Portland Audubon, (503) … Continue reading VICTORY! Marbled Murrelet Gains Increased Protections in Oregon

Elliott State Research Forest Proposal Released — Your Comments Needed


In late October 2020, Oregon State University’s College of Forestry released its draft proposal to create the Elliott State Research Forest. This plan remains a work in progress, and Cascadia … Continue reading Elliott State Research Forest Proposal Released — Your Comments Needed

Press Release: Lawsuit Filed Challenging Oregon’s Failure to Protect Murrelets


For immediate release August 2, 2018 Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746, nick@cascwild.org Quinn Read, Defenders of Wildlife, (206) 508-5474, qread@defenders.org Jared Margolis, Center for Biological Diversity, (802) 310-4054, … Continue reading Press Release: Lawsuit Filed Challenging Oregon’s Failure to Protect Murrelets

Press Release: Oregon Court Rules Sale of Elliott State Forest Tract Illegal


For Immediate Release, August 1, 2018 Contact: Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 844-8182 Micah Meskel, Audubon Society of Portland, (503) 481-5715 Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495 Daniel … Continue reading Press Release: Oregon Court Rules Sale of Elliott State Forest Tract Illegal

When Oregon’s Fish and Wildlife Commission Lost its Marbles


by Mari Galloway and Renee Seacor After our first week on the job at Cascadia Wildlands, we took a road-trip to Baker City to attend the Oregon Department of Fish … Continue reading When Oregon’s Fish and Wildlife Commission Lost its Marbles

Conservation Groups Decry Vote by State Treasurer, Secretary of State to Sell Elliott State Forest


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Bob Sallinger, 503.380.9728 or bsallinger@audubonportland.org  Josh Laughlin, 541.844.8182 or jlaughlin@cascwild.org  Doug Moore, 503.729.5175 or dmoore@olcv.org    Conservation groups decry vote by State Treasurer, Secretary of State … Continue reading Conservation Groups Decry Vote by State Treasurer, Secretary of State to Sell Elliott State Forest