For immediate release May 16, 2018 Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746 Doug Heiken, Oregon Wild, (541) 344-0675 Reed Wilson, Benton Forest Coalition, (541) 754-3254 EUGENE, Ore.— Today, three conservation groups challenged the 847-acre Quartz timber sale on the Cottage Grove Ranger District of the Umpqua National Forest that targets mature forests. The contested … Continue reading Press Release: Quartz Timber Sale Challenged Over Impacts to Red Tree Voles
For Immediate Release, April 4, 2018 Contacts: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746, firstname.lastname@example.org Tierra Curry, Center for Biological Diversity, (928) 522-3681, email@example.com Coastal Trapping Ban Sought to Protect Oregon’s Vanishing Humboldt Martens New Study Finds Traps Could Wipe Out Imperiled Otter Relative PORTLAND, Ore.— Five conservation groups filed a rulemaking petition today asking the … Continue reading Press Release: Trapping Ban Sought to Protect Imperiled Humboldt Marten
For Immediate Release, March 12, 2018 Contacts: Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 844-8182, firstname.lastname@example.org Jeff Miller, Center for Biological Diversity, (707) 604-7739, email@example.com George Sexton, KS Wild, (541) 778-8120, firstname.lastname@example.org ASHLAND, Ore.— Conservation groups filed a federal petition for Endangered Species Act protection today for the Siskiyou Mountains salamander, a rare terrestrial salamander … Continue reading Press Release: Endangered Species Protection Sought for California, Oregon Salamander Threatened by Logging
The third resurrection of the zombie pipeline is upon us. Like the premise for an 80s horror film, the Jordan Cove Energy Project proposal slated for southwest Oregon makes little sense, yet it just won’t seem to be forgotten. First proposed in 2004, the 232-mile Pacific Connector LNG pipeline and accompanying Jordan Cove liquified … Continue reading Putting Fracked Gas Infrastructure on Kate Brown’s Agenda
For Immediate Release, February 9, 2018 Oregon Raises Protections for Rare Seabird Logging, Loss of Prey, Climate Change All Endanger Marbled Murrelet PORTLAND, Ore.— Responding to a petition from conservation groups, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission voted today to change the status of marbled murrelets from threatened to endangered under the Oregon Endangered … Continue reading Press Release: Marbled Murrelet Listed as Endangered in Oregon
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Status Review Demonstrates that Marbled Murrelet Urgently Needs Endangered Status In response to a petition from multiple conservation organizations, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) has released a status review that demonstrates that the Marbled Murrelet warrants uplisting from threatened to endangered under the Oregon Endangered Species … Continue reading Marbled Murrelet Review Suggests Increased Protections!
Late last month, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced that it would shoot up to four wolves in the Harl Butte pack. Again. In August, following conflicts between wolves and livestock in the same area, the Department killed another four wolves from the same pack.
August 3, 2017 For Immediate Release Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, email@example.com, (314) 482-3746 Oregon Killing Wolves Again in Imnaha Pack Territory Harl Butte Pack Targeted in Response to Depredations on Forest Service Lands Today, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife signed a kill order for the Harl Butte Pack in Northeastern Oregon. The Harl Butte Pack … Continue reading Oregon Killing Harl Butte Wolf Pack
The Quartz Timber Sale is an 847-acre logging project set to take place on our public lands in the Umpqua National Forest on the Cottage Grove Ranger District. The proposed sale will commercially log and then burn forests up to 130 years in age. Folks here at Cascadia were concerned about the potential short … Continue reading Field Checking the Quartz 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