Did you know that the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) oversees 10 million acres of some of the most magnificent forests in the world? These forests filter our drinking water and store more carbon than nearly any other living ecosystem. They help our planet adapt to the changing climate. Unfortunately, ODF’s current leadership is skirting … Continue reading Demand that the Oregon Department of Forestry Do Better!
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 requisite number of legislators to pass any of the bills being considered. Two weeks prior, Republican members of the State House and Senate fled the … Continue reading Salem Debacle Kicks Off a Very Consequential Year
A Report on the Board of Forestry Meeting, 25 April 2018 By Will Watson, WildCAT Volunteer. Last month, Cascadia Wildland’s staff attorney, Gabe Scott, and volunteers John Selove and I travelled up to Salem to a meeting of the Oregon State Board of Forestry. The BOF is the executive board of the Oregon Department of … Continue reading “Let the Big Trees Alone. Let Them Grow”
For Immediate Release June 21, 2016 Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746 Tierra Curry, Center for Biological Diversity, 928-522-3681 Steve Pedery, Oregon Wild, 503-283-6343 ext. 212 Bob Sallinger, Portland Audubon, 503-380-9728 Greater Protections Sought … Continue reading Greater Protections Sought for Marbled Murrelets in Oregon