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 Take Action: Demand that ODF Do Better!
For Immediate Release April 12, 2016 Contact: Josh Laughlin, Executive Director, Cascadia Wildlands 541-844-8182, firstname.lastname@example.org Doug Heiken, Conservation & Restoration Coordinator, Oregon Wild 541-344-0675, email@example.com Joseph Vaile, Executive Director, Klamath Siskiyou Wildlands Center 541-488-5789, firstname.lastname@example.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
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
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
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 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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 30, 2013 Doug Heiken, Oregon Wild (541) 344-0675; email@example.com Francis Eatherington, Cascadia Wildlands (541) 434-1463; firstname.lastname@example.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