Petition Filed to Save the Humboldt Marten!


State Endangered Species Protection Sought for Oregon’s Humboldt Martens Secretive Cat-like Carnivores in Coast Range at Risk of Extinction PORTLAND, Ore.— Six conservation groups filed a petition today asking the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to protect the Humboldt marten under the Oregon Endangered Species Act. Only two populations of fewer than 200 total … Continue reading Petition Filed to Save the Humboldt Marten!

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 and Wildlife (“ODFW”) Commission hearing. With caffeinated beverages in hand, we left early in the morning so we could site-see along the way. We took … Continue reading When Oregon’s Fish and Wildlife Commission Lost its Marbles

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

Greater Protections Sought for Marbled Murrelets in Oregon


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

Press Release: State of Oregon to Kill Alpha Pair and Two Others in Imnaha Wolf Pack


March 31, 2016 For immediate release Contact: Nick Cady, Legal Director, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746; nick@cascwild.org   UPDATE: At 2:49 pm today we received communication from ODFW that the agency lethally removed the four wolves.   Following a series of cattle and sheep depredations in Wallowa County, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has authorized … Continue reading Press Release: State of Oregon to Kill Alpha Pair and Two Others in Imnaha Wolf Pack

Oregon Wolf Delisting Training


by Legal Director Nick Cady   You may have heard the terrible news out of northeast Oregon last week that two wolves, the alpha male and female of the newly formed Sled Springs pack, were found dead next to each other.  It is highly likely that these animals were poached; poisoned given the unusual circumstances … Continue reading Oregon Wolf Delisting Training

Cascadia Wildlands Statement on Wolf Recovery Announcement by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife


Press statement January 28, 2015 Contact: Nick Cady, Legal Director, Cascadia Wildlands, 314.482.3746                  Josh Laughlin, Campaign Director, Cascadia Wildlands, 541.844.8182   The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife just announced it is moving to phase II of its wolf recovery plan in eastern Oregon after state wildlife … Continue reading Cascadia Wildlands Statement on Wolf Recovery Announcement by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife