Press Release: Marbled Murrelet Listed as Endangered in Oregon


For Immediate Release, February 9, 2018   Oregon Raises Protections for Rare Seabird Logging, Loss of Prey, Climate Change All Endanger Marbled Murrelet PORTLAND, Ore.— Responding to a petition from conservation groups, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission voted today to change the status of marbled murrelets from threatened to endangered under the Oregon Endangered … Continue reading Press Release: Marbled Murrelet Listed as Endangered in Oregon

Oregon Board of Forestry Sued for Failure to Protect Marbled Murrelet Habitat


For Immediate Release September 30, 2016   Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746, nick@cascwild.org               Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, 503-484-7495, ngreenwald@biologicaldiveristy.org               Steve Pedery, Oregon Wild, 503-283-6343 ext. 212               Bob Sallinger, Portland Audubon, 503-380-9728   Lawsuit Filed Against Oregon Board of Forestry for Failing to … Continue reading Oregon Board of Forestry Sued for Failure to Protect Marbled Murrelet Habitat

Press Release: Marbled Murrelet Moves One Step Closer to State Endangered Status, Stronger Protections


For Immediate Release September 9, 2016   Contacts: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746, nick@cascwild.org Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495, ngreenwald@biologicaldiversity.org Bob Sallinger, Audubon Society of Portland, (503) 380-9728, bsallinger@audubonportland.org   EUGENE, Ore.— In response to a petition from Cascadia Wildlands and other conservation groups, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission voted … Continue reading Press Release: Marbled Murrelet Moves One Step Closer to State Endangered Status, Stronger Protections

Press Release: Lawsuit Filed to Protect Threatened Marbled Murrelet from Logging on Former Elliott State Forest


For Immediate Release, August 25, 2016   Contact:         Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746                        Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495                        Bob Sallinger, Portland Audubon, (503) 380-9728   Lawsuit Filed to Protect Threatened Marbled Murrelet from Logging on Former Elliott State Forest Logging Highlights Controversy Over Ongoing Privatization of Public Forest   … Continue reading Press Release: Lawsuit Filed to Protect Threatened Marbled Murrelet from Logging on Former Elliott State Forest

Kate Brown and Green Agendas


Eugene Weekly by Camilla Mortensen   While her previous position as Oregon’s secretary of state typically did not put her in the environmental spotlight, Oregon’s new Governor Kate Brown is no stranger to green agendas or protests. In summer of 2012, members of Cascadia Earth First! and Eugene’s own Cascadia Forest Defenders locked themselves together … Continue reading Kate Brown and Green Agendas

Revenge Forestry: A Flare-up in the Elliott State Forest (an Excerpt)


October 14, 2014 by Jonathan Frochtzwajg, Oregon Business Magazine   When the Eugene-based timber company Seneca Jones made a $1.8 million bid on land in southern Oregon's Elliott State Forest earlier this year, it wasn't a business decision; it was personal. The 788-acre parcel (along with two other parcels in the Elliott) had been put … Continue reading Revenge Forestry: A Flare-up in the Elliott State Forest (an Excerpt)

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Threatened Marbled Murrelets From Clearcutting on Liquidated Oregon State Forests


For Immediate Release, June 3, 2014   Contacts:       Francis Eatherington, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 643-1309 Noah Greenwald, Center Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495 Bob Sallinger, Audubon Society of Portland, (503) 380-9728   Lawsuit Launched to Protect Threatened Marbled Murrelets From Clearcutting on Liquidated Oregon State Forests: Logging of Parcels Liquidated from Elliott State Forest Will … Continue reading Lawsuit Launched to Protect Threatened Marbled Murrelets From Clearcutting on Liquidated Oregon State Forests

Murrelets Found at East Hakki Land Sale on Elliott State Forest


by the Coos Bay World May 19   COOS BAY — The new owners of a controversial tract of South Coast forest land auctioned off this spring may face new obstacles to harvesting its timber.   Coast Range Forest Watch, an environmentalist group that conducts marbled murrelet surveys in the Elliott State Forest, says it’s … Continue reading Murrelets Found at East Hakki Land Sale on Elliott State Forest

Press Release: Suit Filed Challenging Sale of Elliott State Forest Land


For Immediate Release, April 21, 2014   Contact:  Francis Eatherington, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 643-1309                Bob Sallinger, Audubon Society of Portland, (503) 380-9728                Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495   EUGENE, Ore.— Conservation organizations filed a lawsuit and temporary restraining order today challenging the state of Oregon’s disposal of … Continue reading Press Release: Suit Filed Challenging Sale of Elliott State Forest Land

Press Release: Conservation Groups Serve Timber Firms Notice of Intent to Sue over Elliott State Forest Privatization


For immediate release March 13, 2014   Contacts:    Daniel Kruse, Attorney at Law, 541.337.5829                    Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, 541.844.8182                    Bob Sallinger, Audubon Society of Portland, 503.380.9728                    Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, 503.484.7495   Eugene, OR — Three conservation organizations filed a notice of intent today to sue any potential timber purchasers … Continue reading Press Release: Conservation Groups Serve Timber Firms Notice of Intent to Sue over Elliott State Forest Privatization