Opinion: NW Natural’s campaign reeks of desperation


by Bethany Cotton, Conservation Director for Cascadia WildlandsOriginally published in The Register-Guard, May 27, 2022 NW Natural is running full page ads in this paper co-opting the word “choice” while … Continue reading Opinion: NW Natural’s campaign reeks of desperation

Opinion: Biden’s old-growth forest executive order has giant hole


by Bethany Cotton, Conservation Director for Cascadia WildlandsOriginally published in The Register-Guard, May 1, 2022 Last month, in honor of Earth Day, President Biden signed an executive order on Strengthening … Continue reading Opinion: Biden’s old-growth forest executive order has giant hole

Opinion: Finding hope and taking action in a time of crisis


by Rebecca White, CW Wildlands DirectorOriginally published in The Register-Guard, December 25, 2021. Just past the winter solstice, the days are starting to lengthen, and many feel inspired to make … Continue reading Opinion: Finding hope and taking action in a time of crisis

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

LTE: Forward-thinking conservation


Originally published in The Register-Guard, Letters to the EditorAugust 1, 2021 Recently, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission delivered a commonsense vote reclassifying the marbled murrelet from “threatened” to “endangered” … Continue reading LTE: Forward-thinking conservation