Press Release: 2021 Worst Year for Oregon’s Wolf Population Growth Since Return


April 20, 2022 — Conservationists are concerned about the plateau of Oregon’s wolf population in 2021, largely resulting from poaching and agency killings. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (ODFW) annual wolf population report, released late yesterday, shows Oregon’s wolf population grew by the lowest percentage (just over one percent) since wolves naturally returned to the state. The 2021 minimum population of 175 wolves increased by just two animals from the 2020 minimum count of 173.

Opinion: Eugene must act now to address climate change


by Bethany Cotton, Conservation Director for Cascadia Wildlands
Originally published in The Register-Guard, March 26, 2022.

The city of Eugene is suffering from the same chronic inaction on climate change as the global community, referred to by the United Nations Environment Program as an adaptation gap: “the difference between actually implemented adaptation and a societally set goal.”  

Press Release: Death of 8 Wolves Confirmed to be by Poisoning


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 2, 2021       Contact:         Kelly Peterson, Humane Society of the United States, (503) 869-0422, kpeterson@humanesociety.org  Sophia Ressler, Center for Biological Diversity, (206) 399-4004, sressler@biologicaldiversity.orgBrooks Fahy, Predator Defense, … Continue reading Press Release: Death of 8 Wolves Confirmed to be by Poisoning

Press Release: Jordon Cove LNG Pipeline Project DEAD


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, December 1, 2021 Contacts:Bethany Cotton, Cascadia Wildlands, bethany@cascwild.org, 503-327-4923Allie Rosenbluth, Rogue Climate, allie@rogueclimate.org, 541-816-2240Nathan Matthews, Sierra Club, nathan.matthews@sierraclub.org, 415-977-5695 After Years of Community Organizing, Jordan Cove LNG Export … Continue reading Press Release: Jordon Cove LNG Pipeline Project DEAD

VICTORY! Marbled Murrelet Gains Increased Protections in Oregon


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 9, 2021 Contact:         Quinn Read, Center for Biological Diversity, (206) 979-3074, emailKatie Arberg, Defenders of Wildlife, (202) 772- 0259, emailBob Sallinger, Portland Audubon, (503) … Continue reading VICTORY! Marbled Murrelet Gains Increased Protections in Oregon

Arborists say ODOT post-fires tree cutting is excessive, rushed


By Cassandra Profita (OPB)Originally published on OPB.org April 14, 2021 6 a.m. Critics who worked on state project say it’s removing trees that aren’t actually hazardous Oregon has a lot … Continue reading Arborists say ODOT post-fires tree cutting is excessive, rushed