by Nick Cady, Legal Director On June 7, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, whose members are appointed by Governor Kate Brown, adopted revisions to the state’s Wolf Conservation and Management Plan. This plan is required to be updated every five years, but this latest update was over four years late given the Department of … Continue reading Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission Votes to Weaken Oregon Wolf Plan
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 November 10, 2016 Northwest Forest Plan science synthesis review begins Will help inform forest management efforts in Pacific Northwest Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746, email@example.com Susan Jane Brown, Western Environmental Law Center, 503-914-1323, firstname.lastname@example.org Portland, Ore.–Today, the United States Forest Service released for public and heightened peer review its … Continue reading Science Review Begins for Northwest Forest Plan Revision
For immediate release August 9, 2016 Contacts: Susan Jane Brown, Western Environmental Law Center, 503-680-5513, email@example.com Todd True, Earthjustice, 206-343-7340, ext. 1030, firstname.lastname@example.org John Kober, Pacific Rivers, 503-915-6677, email@example.com Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746, firstname.lastname@example.org Joseph Vaile, Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center, 541-488-5789, email@example.com Doug Heiken, Oregon Wild, 541-344-0675, firstname.lastname@example.org Megan Birzell, The Wilderness Society, 206-348-3597, email@example.com Stakeholder Groups Challenge Oregon … Continue reading New Western Oregon Forest Management Plan Challenged
by Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands Legal Director On August 5, the Bureau of Land Management signed a new management plan for western Oregon. Cascadia Wildlands and our conservation allies protested the initial draft of this plan, but the BLM's decision yesterday largely ignored all our points of contention. From a broad perspective, the plan will … Continue reading BLM Signs Devastating New Management Plan for Oregon’s Forests!
For Immediate Release May 16, 2016 Contacts: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746, firstname.lastname@example.org Todd True, Earthjustice, 206-343-7340, ext. 1030, email@example.com Susan Jane Brown, Western Environmental Law Center, 503-680-5513, firstname.lastname@example.org Joseph Vaile, Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center, 541-488-5789, email@example.com Glen Spain, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations, 541-689-2000, firstname.lastname@example.org Steve Holmer, American Bird Conservancy, 202-888-7490, email@example.com … Continue reading Cascadia Wildlands and Conservation Allies Challenge BLM Forest Plans in Oregon