Opinion: The perils of cutting public out of post-fire forest decisions


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

Opinion: Protecting Cascadia’s forests is our greatest climate solution


by Rebecca White, CW Wildlands DirectorOriginally published in The Register-Guard, June 26, 2021. Let’s talk “proforestation.” Coined by scientist William Moomaw, this term describes letting older forests do their natural … Continue reading Opinion: Protecting Cascadia’s forests is our greatest climate solution

Opinion: It’s DeFazio’s Time to Shine on Climate


by Dylan Plummer, CW Grassroots OrganizerOriginally published in The Register-Guard, April 24, 2021. Less than a month into spring, I received a red flag warning alert. A warm easterly wind … Continue reading Opinion: It’s DeFazio’s Time to Shine on Climate

Op-ed: Hope for Action Beyond Climate Deferral


By Dylan Plummer, CW Grassroots OrganizerOriginally published in The Register-Guard, Nov. 28, 2020. In Eugene, the home of the tree-hugger, a new kind of climate denial is taking shape — climate … Continue reading Op-ed: Hope for Action Beyond Climate Deferral