June 28, 2022 — Today, a U.S. District Court judge issued a ruling preventing Scott Timber from clearcutting old growth forest previously part of the Elliott State Forest. The court found that the proposed logging of the “Benson Ridge” parcel by the subsidiary of Roseburg Forest Products would harm and harass threatened marbled murrelets, in violation of the federal Endangered Species Act. The court’s ruling permanently enjoins logging of the occupied murrelet habitat.
Press Release: State of Oregon Suspends 10 State Forest Timber Sales in Marbled Murrelet Habitat
For immediate release July 2, 2012 Contact: Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 844-8182 Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495 Bob Sallinger, … Continue reading Press Release: State of Oregon Suspends 10 State Forest Timber Sales in Marbled Murrelet Habitat