Oregon’s Forest Waters


Cascadia Wildlands is part of the Forest Waters Coalition, which is a statewide network of community and conservationย organizations working to update protections for our rivers, streams, and forested watersheds. We are overdue and in urgent need of modernization of the way private industrial forestlands are managed in order to ensure clean water, human health, jobs, … Continue reading Oregon’s Forest Waters

Oregon Board of Forestry Grants Petition to Protect Coho Salmon from Private and State Logging


SALEM, Ore.โ€” Late Wednesday afternoon after hours of deliberation, the Oregon Board of Forestry voted 5-2 to accept a petition for rulemaking on coho salmon. The petition was brought by 22 different conservation and fishing groups under a rarely used portion of the Forest Practices Act which requires the Board to consider forest protections on … Continue reading Oregon Board of Forestry Grants Petition to Protect Coho Salmon from Private and State Logging

Let’s Talk of Wolves and Cattle but Please Include Elk, Deer, Fish, and Birds Too.


Having worked in orchards and on ranches as a child and young adult, I have a tremendous respect for the folks who actually produce our food.  That respect has led me to work diligently over the years to protect farm land, working landscapes, and family farmers.  But in all of this we have to be … Continue reading Let’s Talk of Wolves and Cattle but Please Include Elk, Deer, Fish, and Birds Too.