Press Release: Forest Advocates Knock out Massive Trump Post-fire Logging Loophole


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 10, 2022

This month, conservation groups finalized a legal agreement with the Bureau of Land Management to reverse a Trump-era rule excluding vastly more logging in post-fire landscapes from detailed environmental review. The agreement resolves a legal challenge the groups brought against the agency in October, 2021.

Press Release: Over 100 “Kayaktivists” and Community Members Protest Old-Growth Logging


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October 8, 2022

Leaburg, OREGON — Today, a “kayaktivist” flotilla of over 100 concerned community members rallied on the McKenzie River to protest an old-growth logging sale in the Willamette National Forest. The Flat Country project, proposed by the U.S. Forest Service, targets over 2,000 acres of old-growth and mature forests for logging across the headwaters of the McKenzie River. The agency could auction the old growth to be cut at any moment.   Attendees held up signs from boats and kayaks, and unfurled a large banner declaring “Forest Defense is Watershed Defense”, to draw attention to the logging sale’s impact on downstream drinking water.

Flattening a Forest


Retired forestry professors, an environmental group and a lawmaker speak out on a proposed logging of mature forestland by Henry HoustonOriginally published in Eugene Weekly, May 13, 2021 During a … Continue reading Flattening a Forest

Time’s up: Feds missed deadlines for years, harming imperiled northern spotted owls


For Immediate Release: December 8, 2020 Contact:Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746, nick@cascwild.org Lawsuit filed against USFWS for failing to follow through with protecting the northern spotted owl Today, a group … Continue reading Time’s up: Feds missed deadlines for years, harming imperiled northern spotted owls

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, … Continue reading Press Release: BLM to Weaken Environmental Protections in Western Oregon

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 … 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 … Continue reading KLCC Hikes into Devil’s Staircase