In 2020, federal agents from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) descended on Portland escalating police violence against people demanding an end to racist police violence. DHS agents used unprecedented … Continue reading Statement on the 9th Circuit Court Ruling Dismissing our Portland Teargas Case
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 8, 2022
Eugene, OR — Today, Oregon-based conservation organizations Cascadia Wildlands and Oregon Wild challenged the Bureau of Land Management’s (“BLM”) Siuslaw Field Office’s plan to log 13,225 acres of public forests in the coast range foothills west of Eugene. The agency’s Siuslaw HLB (“Harvest Land Base”) Project will clearcut these mature and old-growth forests that border many communities and residences west of Eugene. The BLM admits that this logging will increase fire hazard risks, slope instability and landslide risks, and drinking water contamination for these communities, but dismissed concerns raised about these impacts as insignificant.
On November 5, 2020, a federal court ruled in favor of Cascadia Wildlands’ lawsuit that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) violated core federal laws when it approved the first-ever … Continue reading Victory! Court rules GE Salmon Approval Unlawful!
For Immediate Release:October 20, 2020 Media Contacts:Dylan Plummer, Grassroots Organizer, Cascadia Wildlands; firstname.lastname@example.org, 541.531.1858Doug Brown, Communications Strategist, ACLU of Oregon; email@example.com, 7 34.239.2706 Broad Coalition of Organizations Sue Feds for … Continue reading Environmental, public health, and social justice groups file legal challenge against DHS citing lack of analysis on impacts of teargas to human health and the environment
Trump Administration Pushing Through Environmental Rollbacks During the COVID-19 Pandemic by Gene McCarthy Cascadia Wildlands Legal Intern, Summer 2020 It can be exhausting keeping up with the constant barrage of … Continue reading BLOG: Environmental Rollbacks Gut Core Conservation Laws
By Courtney Kaltenbach Field Checking Intern for Cascadia Wildlands, Spring 2020 On a cool Saturday morning, over twenty people met in the Cascadia parking lot to prepare to go out … Continue reading INTERN-al UPDATE: A Snowy Field Check in Flat Country
On January 9, 2020, the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) released its blueprint to dismantle longstanding bedrock protections for communities, public lands, and wildlife. Designed to weaken the … Continue reading Action Needed: Trump Attacks Bedrock Environmental Law
Cascadia Wildlands, Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center, Oregon Wild, and Soda Mountain Wilderness Council have filed suit to stop a 9,000-acre timber project in Southern Oregon that will allow logging in threatened … Continue reading Cascadia Wildlands and Allies Challenge Enormous North Landscape Timber Sale