Press Release: Protestors Call Out Biden’s Mature and Old-Growth Logging Sales at Portland Forest Service Office


Logging of “climate forests” across the US continues despite Biden executive order For immediate releaseNovember 17, 2022 Contact:Madeline Cowen, Cascadia WildlandsArran Robertson, Oregon Wild, (971) 241-0103Brenna Bell, 350 PDX Portland, … Continue reading Press Release: Protestors Call Out Biden’s Mature and Old-Growth Logging Sales at Portland Forest Service Office

Press Release: Legal Victory Saves Threatened Old-growth Forest in Southern Oregon


March 11, 2022 — The Medford District Bureau of Land Management (BLM) “Lost Antelope” timber sale would have: Removed fire-resilient old-growth trees located in the “Wildland Urban Interface” and increased wildfire hazard to nearby ranches, farms and communities. Conducted “regeneration” and “gap creation” logging activities that resemble clearcutting. Resulted in the establishment of dense young even-age timber plantations that tend to burn at stand-replacing intensity.

Press Release: Victory for the Elliott State Forest!


March 3, 2022 — Today, the Oregon House of Representatives voted 50-8 to approve SB 1546 to create the Elliott State Research Forest and appropriate $121 million to decouple the 82,500-acre forest near Coos Bay from the Common School Fund (CSF). The vote follows the Oregon Senate’s approval of the legislation 22-4 on Tuesday.

Protect older natural forests in the western Cascades


By Jerry F. Franklin and K. Norman Johnson | Guest OpinionOriginally published in The Register-Guard April 27, 2021 Almost 20 years ago, the U.S. Forest Service essentially stopped logging older … Continue reading Protect older natural forests in the western Cascades