Press Release: BLM to Weaken Environmental Protections in Western Oregon


For Immediate Release April 12, 2016   Contact: Josh Laughlin, Executive Director, Cascadia Wildlands 541-844-8182, jlaughlin@cascwild.org Doug Heiken, Conservation & Restoration Coordinator, Oregon Wild 541-344-0675, dh@oregonwild.org Joseph Vaile, Executive Director, Klamath Siskiyou Wildlands Center 541-488-5789, joseph@kswild.org   Bureau of Land Management to Weaken Environmental Protections in Western Oregon Clean water, wildlife protections, and recreation suffer … Continue reading Press Release: BLM to Weaken Environmental Protections in Western Oregon

Land Board Moves Ahead on Elliott Sale


Capitol Bureau by Hillary Borrud August 13, 2015   SALEM — The Oregon State Land Board voted unanimously Thursday to move ahead with a plan to sell the Elliott State Forest to a buyer who will agree to conservation and job creation mandates.   The goal is to sever the connection between the forest and … Continue reading Land Board Moves Ahead on Elliott Sale

Lawsuit Takes On Devastating Old-growth Logging Project in Tongass National Forest–Suit Follows Scientist’s Warning That Alexander Archipelago Wolves Are Threatened


For Immediate Release, August 26, 2014 :   Gabe Scott, Cascadia Wildlands, (907) 491-0856 Larry Edwards, Greenpeace, (907) 747-7557 David Beebe, GSACC, (907) 340-6888 Randi Spivak, Center for Biological Diversity, (310) 779-4894 Joel Hanson, The Boat Company, (907) 738-1033 Chris Winter, Crag Law Center, (503) 525-2725   Lawsuit Takes On Devastating Old-growth Logging Project in … Continue reading Lawsuit Takes On Devastating Old-growth Logging Project in Tongass National Forest–Suit Follows Scientist’s Warning That Alexander Archipelago Wolves Are Threatened

Wyden Bill Boosts Cuts, Conservation


by Saul Hubbard The Register-Guard November 26, 2013   U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden is seeking to roughly double timber harvests on Western Oregon’s federal forest­ land under a much-­anticipated bill unveiled Tuesday.   Like a plan backed by Ore­gon U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio, Greg Walden and Kurt Schrader that passed the House this fall, Wyden’s … Continue reading Wyden Bill Boosts Cuts, Conservation

KLCC Hikes into Devil’s Staircase


KLCC Radio by Rachael McDonald On August 22, Cascadia Wildlands led KLCC reporter Rachael McDonald down into the proposed Devil's Staircase Wildernes. We got her down and back in one day with only minor bruises and scrapes. She put together a radio segment that that showcases this unique area in the Oregon Coast Range that … Continue reading KLCC Hikes into Devil’s Staircase

Press Release: Conservationists Challenge Controversial BLM Clear-Cutting Pilot Project


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 30, 2013 
 Doug Heiken, Oregon Wild (541) 344-0675; 
dh@oregonwild.org          Francis Eatherington, Cascadia Wildlands
 (541) 434-1463; francis@cascwild.org
 Roseburg, Oregon  —  Conservation groups today filed an administrative challenge to the proposed clearcutting of more than 100 acres of mature forests and spotted owl critical habitat on public lands near … Continue reading Press Release: Conservationists Challenge Controversial BLM Clear-Cutting Pilot Project