Both Washington and Oregon have released their 2018 wolf numbers and the Pacific Northwest has demonstrated minor gains in the face of continued poaching and state-funded wolf killing (Oregon’s wolf population increased from 124 wolves to 137 wolves statewide and Washington’s wolf population increased from 122 to 126). California’s wolves continue to live on the … Continue reading Wolves Under Assault on Multiple Fronts, Your Help Needed!
For immediate release March 21, 2019 Contact: Josh Laughlin, Executive Director, Cascadia Wildlands, 541-844-8182; firstname.lastname@example.org Eugene, OR — Today, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife confirmed gray wolf activity through track sightings and remote camera images in the Umpqua National Forest north of Highway 138. The Indigo wolves are using a large wild area … Continue reading Press Release: Wolves Return to Lane and Douglas Counties!
Lawsuit Says BLM Clearcuts on the Edge of Springfield Will Increase Fire Hazard and Harm Recreation Conservation groups and neighbors challenge the Pedal Power timber sale in the Thurston Hills February 19, 2019 Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746 Doug Heiken, Oregon Wild, 541-344-0675 Eugene — Today, Cascadia Wildlands and Oregon Wild filed a lawsuit … Continue reading Thurston Hills Timber Sale Challenged!
For Immediate Release, January 7, 2019 Conservation Groups Exit Oregon Wolf Meetings Citing Potential Increased Killings, Flawed Process Oregon Officials Unwilling to Follow Science on Wolf Management PORTLAND, Ore.— Four conservation groups have notified Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and the state wildlife commission that they are withdrawing from stakeholder meetings about the management of the … Continue reading Conservation Groups Exit Oregon Wolf Meeting Citing Potential Increased Killing
State Endangered Species Protection Sought for Oregon’s Humboldt Martens Secretive Cat-like Carnivores in Coast Range at Risk of Extinction PORTLAND, Ore.— Six conservation groups filed a petition today asking the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to protect the Humboldt marten under the Oregon Endangered Species Act. Only two populations of fewer than 200 total … Continue reading Petition Filed to Save the Humboldt Marten!
For immediate release May 31, 2017 Contact: Nick Cady, Legal Director, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746 Salem, OR – The Oregon House passed legislation today in a show of bipartisan support to protect sensitive salmon and lamprey habitat from suction dredge mining. The Suction Dredge Reform bill (SB 3-A) takes a measured approach to protecting the most … Continue reading Press Release: Oregon House of Representatives Passes Suction-Dredge Mining Reform Bill
by Nick Cady, Legal Director It has been a long road to suction-dredge mining reform in Oregon, but this campaign is close to finalizing permanent protections for Oregon’s iconic rivers and wild salmon. Suction dredging is an incredibly harmful, gold-mining practice that involves sucking up fragile river bottoms through a large, gas-powered vacuum. This mining practice … Continue reading Saving Oregon’s Famed Rivers and Wild Salmon from Gold Mining
Just days before the quarterly meeting of the State Land Board, Governor Brown released a framework for her plan for the Elliott State Forest. Though not an action item on the agenda for the Tuesday, February 14, 2017 Land Board meeting, the Board is set to hear an update on the potential sale of the … Continue reading Response to Governor Brown’s Plan for the Elliott State Forest
For Immediate Release, December 20, 2016 Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746 Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495 Bob Sallinger, Portland Audubon, (503) 380-9728 Court Halts Logging of Elliott State Forest Tract Sold to Timber Company Old-Growth Clearcutting Stopped to Protect Threatened Marbled Murrelets EUGENE, Ore.— A U.S. District Court in Eugene has … Continue reading Court Halts Logging of Elliott State Forest Tract Sold to Timber Company
For Immediate Release October 7, 2016 Contacts: >Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746, email@example.com >Amaroq Weiss, Center for Biological Diversity, (707) 779-9613, firstname.lastname@example.org >Catalina Tresky, Defenders of Wildlife, (202) 772-0253, email@example.com >Lia Cheek, Endangered Species Coalition, (617) 840-4983, firstname.lastname@example.org >Arran Robertson, Oregon Wild, (503) 283-6343 x 223, email@example.com >Lindsay Raber, Pacific Wolf Coalition, (928) … Continue reading Poll: Most Oregonians Oppose Hunting of Wolves, Favor Nonlethal Conflict Prevention