Press Release: Oregon Department of Forestry Moves Flawed Endangered Species Plan Forward 


March 17, 2022 — The Oregon Department of Forestry and the National Marine Fisheries Service issued a draft environmental impact statement today for a habitat conservation plan that regulates logging on more than 600,000 acres of state forest in western Oregon.  

The plan would allow the department to continue to log and harm endangered species, including coho and Chinook salmon, northern spotted owls, marbled murrelets and others, for 70 years in exchange for some habitat protection.  

Lawsuit Filed Challenging Ongoing Post-Fire Clearcutting in Santiam State Forest East of Salem


For Immediate Release            April 14, 2021 Contacts:Nick Cady, Legal Director, Cascadia Wildlands; email, 314.482.3746Noah Greenwald, Endangered Species Director, Center for Biological Diversity; email, 503.484.7495 Environmental … Continue reading Lawsuit Filed Challenging Ongoing Post-Fire Clearcutting in Santiam State Forest East of Salem

Salem Debacle Kicks Off a Very Consequential Year


A Recap of What Went Down This Legislative Session by Alexander Harris, Forest Policy Consultant for Cascadia Wildlands Last week, the Oregon Legislature ended its short session early, lacking the … Continue reading Salem Debacle Kicks Off a Very Consequential Year