Environmental groups sue over post-wildfire roadside logging plans


By Cassandra Profita (OPB)Originally published on OPB, Aug. 19, 2021 5:43 p.m. Lawsuit challenges plans to remove ‘danger’ trees along 400 miles of roads in Willamette National Forest Conservation groups … Continue reading Environmental groups sue over post-wildfire roadside logging plans

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

A Call on Secretaries Haaland and Vilsack to Rein in Reckless Post-Fire Roadside Logging in Oregon


For Immediate ReleaseApril 13, 2021 Contacts:Bethany Cotton, Conservation Director, Cascadia Wildlands; email, 503.327.4923Tim Ingalsbee, Executive Director, Firefighters United for Safety Ethics and Ecology (FUSEE); email, 541.338.7671 Conservationists Call on Biden … Continue reading A Call on Secretaries Haaland and Vilsack to Rein in Reckless Post-Fire Roadside Logging in Oregon