Opinion: The perils of cutting public out of post-fire forest decisions


by Rebecca White, CW Wildlands DirectorOriginally published in The Register-Guard, August 28, 2021. Ever since 2020’s wildfires cooled, we’ve been taking calls from community members alarmed at the amount of … Continue reading Opinion: The perils of cutting public out of post-fire forest decisions

Local environmental group warns of lawsuit over BLM salvage harvest


By Adam Duvernay (RG Reporter)Originally published in The Register-Guard, August 15 A number of environmental groups have warned the Bureau of Land Management they intend to sue if changes aren’t made to … Continue reading Local environmental group warns of lawsuit over BLM salvage harvest

Press Release: CW Appeals ODOT’s $87,000 Bill for Post-Fire Hazard Tree Removal Public Records Request 


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 6, 2021 Contacts:Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, nick@caswild.org, (314) 482.3746Meriel Darzen, Crag Law Center, meriel@crag.org, (503) 525.2725 Conservationist Appeal ODOT’s Bill for Release of Public Records Agency Billed … Continue reading Press Release: CW Appeals ODOT’s $87,000 Bill for Post-Fire Hazard Tree Removal Public Records Request 

BLM approves 910-acre salvage harvest in Holiday Farm Fire area


by Adam Duvernay | The Register-GuardOriginally published June 3, 2021 The Bureau of Land Management has decided it will harvest trees from inside 910 acres scorched by the Holiday Farm … Continue reading BLM approves 910-acre salvage harvest in Holiday Farm Fire area

Opinion: Oregon Department of Transportation is a hazard to Oregon’s wildfire recovery


by Dylan Plummer, CW Grassroots OrganizerOriginally published in The Register-Guard, May 22, 2021. On April 29, The Oregonian published an article wherein Oregon Department of Transportation spokesman Tony Andersen dismissed community concern … Continue reading Opinion: Oregon Department of Transportation is a hazard to Oregon’s wildfire recovery

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

Lawsuit Filed Challenging Ongoing Post-Fire Clearcutting in Santiam State Forest East of Salem


For Immediate Release            April 14, 2021 Contacts:Nick Cady, Legal Director, Cascadia Wildlands; email, 314.482.3746Noah Greenwald, Endangered Species Director, Center for Biological Diversity; email, 503.484.7495 Environmental … Continue reading Lawsuit Filed Challenging Ongoing Post-Fire Clearcutting in Santiam State Forest East of Salem