Legal Victory: Lower Grave Timber Sale Halted


Old-Growth Timber Sale Above Rogue River Deemed Illegal Federal Judge Finds BLM Failed to Consider Approach to Reducing Fire Threat On the evening of July 2, Oregon Federal District Judge Michael McShane issued a legal order effectively halting the “Lower Graves” old-growth timber sale proposed above the popular lower Rogue River in the Grants Pass … Continue reading Legal Victory: Lower Grave Timber Sale Halted

Blog: Loaf(er)ing around the North Umpqua


by Jaclyn Hise and Amanda Martino, Cascadia Wildlands summer legal interns      Our first overnight field excursion as summer interns was visiting the Loafer timber sale in the Umpqua National Forest in the southern Oregon Cascades near the Umpqua Hot Springs. The units to be logged span both sides of the North Umpqua River, … Continue reading Blog: Loaf(er)ing around the North Umpqua

Do Not Let the “Timber Witches” Have the Elliott


By Bob Ferris   “Kathy Jones, Seneca Jones’ co-owner, said her company didn’t bid on the land because her mill needs lumber but because she and her two sisters refused to be bullied by “eco-radical” environmental groups and believed no other timber companies made an offer.” Oregonian April 2, 2014   We do not traditionally … Continue reading Do Not Let the “Timber Witches” Have the Elliott

Press Release: Conservationists Challenge Controversial BLM Clear-Cutting Pilot Project


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 30, 2013 
 Doug Heiken, Oregon Wild (541) 344-0675; 
dh@oregonwild.org          Francis Eatherington, Cascadia Wildlands
 (541) 434-1463; francis@cascwild.org
 Roseburg, Oregon  —  Conservation groups today filed an administrative challenge to the proposed clearcutting of more than 100 acres of mature forests and spotted owl critical habitat on public lands near … Continue reading Press Release: Conservationists Challenge Controversial BLM Clear-Cutting Pilot Project

Press Release: Conservation Groups Challenge Crater Lake-Area Logging


For immediate release January 2, 2013   Contact: Steve Pedery Conservation Director, Oregon Wild sp@oregonwild.org (503) 283-6343 ext. 212 Francis Eatherington Conservation Director, Cascadia Wildlands francis@cascwild.org (541) 643-1309 Nick Cady Legal Director, Cascadia Wildlands nick@cascwild.org (541) 434-1463 Portland, OR — Conservationists today filed a Notice of Intent to challenge an old-growth logging sale on the … Continue reading Press Release: Conservation Groups Challenge Crater Lake-Area Logging