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 Demand that the Oregon Department of Forestry Do Better!
Proposed Quartzville-Middle Santiam (QMS) Timber Sale Project: Field Check Trip, July 2020 by Chelsea Stewart-Fusek Cascadia Wildlands Legal Intern, Summer 2020 On a gorgeous day earlier this month, the Willamette Valley Broadband of Great Old Broads for Wilderness joined the Cascadia Wildlands field checking team to survey some of the units in the QMS timber … Continue reading FIELD REPORT / BLOG: Quartzville-Middle Santiam Old-Growth on the Chopping Block
Cascadia Wildlands and our allies Bark and Oregon Wild prevailed before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today federal court in a long-running legal battle over the Crystal Clear logging project on the eastern slopes of Mount Hood. The logging project encompassed nearly 12,000 acres of public land in the Mount Hood National Forest, and … Continue reading Federal Appeals Court Blocks Mt. Hood Logging
N126 Timber Sale Thank you to everyone that submitted comments on this project and helped field check this massive area! Stay tuned for opportunities to help push back on the Bureau of Land Management logging agenda for our public forests in western Oregon. KEY INFO Located in coastal rainforest north of Highway 126 33,000 acre … Continue reading N126 Timber Sale
June 27, 2017 For Immediate Release Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands (314) 482-3746 Medford BLM Old-Growth Timber Sale Faces Legal Challenge Groups Oppose the Government Returning to Old-Growth Logging Today a coalition of conservation organizations representing tens of thousands of Oregonians filed a lawsuit against the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) seeking to halt the … Continue reading Suit Filed to Prevent Old-Growth Logging Near Rogue River
Photos by Jacob Ritley, Tongass Groundtruth Expedition, 2016. Thanks to LUSH Foundation for their generous support. Southeast Alaska's Alexander Archipelago is made up of thousands of islands large and small. Small boats and floatplanes are the dominant modes of transportation. Old-growth clearcutting is ongoing this summer on the Big Thorne timber sale, Prince of Wales Island. … Continue reading Tongass Groundtruth Expedition: 2016
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
Eugene Weekly by Camilla Mortensen February 21, 2013 The Trapper Timber Sale in the Willamette National Forest just won’t go away, Josh Laughlin of Cascadia Wildlands says. “This is a like a low-grade horror movie where the zombie keeps coming back from the grave.” The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) is taking comments on the old-growth … Continue reading Trapper: Zombie Timber Sale
*New* Interactive Oregon Timber Sale Map!