by Rebecca White, CW Wildlands DirectorOriginally published in The Register-Guard, August 28, 2021. Ever since 2020’s wildfires cooled, we’ve been taking calls from community members alarmed at the amount of … Continue reading Opinion: The perils of cutting public out of post-fire forest decisions
By Cassandra Profita (OPB)Originally published on OPB, Aug. 19, 2021 5:43 p.m. Lawsuit challenges plans to remove ‘danger’ trees along 400 miles of roads in Willamette National Forest Conservation groups … Continue reading Environmental groups sue over post-wildfire roadside logging plans
by Rebecca White, CW Wildlands DirectorOriginally published in The Register-Guard, July 24, 2021. Gazing at the Milky Way from my tent in the Three Sisters Wilderness last weekend, I reflected … Continue reading Opinion: Will we learn from the 2020 wildfire season?
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 6, 2021 Contacts:Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, email@example.com, (314) 482.3746Meriel Darzen, Crag Law Center, firstname.lastname@example.org, (503) 525.2725 Conservationist Appeal ODOT’s Bill for Release of Public Records Agency Billed … Continue reading Press Release: CW Appeals ODOT’s $87,000 Bill for Post-Fire Hazard Tree Removal Public Records Request
by Dylan Plummer, CW Grassroots OrganizerOriginally published in The Register-Guard, May 22, 2021. On April 29, The Oregonian published an article wherein Oregon Department of Transportation spokesman Tony Andersen dismissed community concern … Continue reading Opinion: Oregon Department of Transportation is a hazard to Oregon’s wildfire recovery
By Cassandra Profita (OPB)Originally published on OPB.org April 14, 2021 6 a.m. Critics who worked on state project say it’s removing trees that aren’t actually hazardous Oregon has a lot … Continue reading Arborists say ODOT post-fires tree cutting is excessive, rushed