Thurston Hills Timber Sale

Thurston Hills aka “Pedal Power” Timber Sale is next to Springfield, OR Neighborhood: Re-Introduced by the BLM The Thurston Hills timber sale would result in extensive “regeneration harvest” (all but clearcutting) of 109-acres of middle-aged forest immediately adjacent to Willamalane’s recently opened 655-acre Thurston Hills Natural Area. Next to a neighborhood on 79th Street in Springfield … Continue reading Thurston Hills Timber Sale

Field Trip to Flat Country Timber Sale — March 14, 2020

* The deadline for this action has past. * This hike has already happened. Our field checking intern wrote up a blog post from the visit to Flat Country. Check it out! Join Cascadia Wildlands for a visit to the Flat Country timber sale, a 5,000 acre logging proposal in the Willamette National Forest. We … Continue reading Field Trip to Flat Country Timber Sale — March 14, 2020

Roundup at the Shotcash Auction! — Sept. 12, 2019

The local Bureau of Land Management is fixin’ to sell parcels within the Shotgun Creek recreation area to timber barons who plan to clearcut in our backyard forest. On September 12th, the BLM will auction off the first two parcels within the Shotcash timber sale, a clearcut logging proposal planned for the Shotgun Creek Recreation … Continue reading Roundup at the Shotcash Auction! — Sept. 12, 2019

Field Checking 101 Training

Join Cascadia Wildland’s volunteer WildCAT team for a full-day of field checking training in a local forest proposed for timber harvest. Our field checking trainings cover the basics of timber sale monitoring, how to read timber sale proposal and what to look for when exploring a timber sale on the ground. More information & registration here.

Timber Mandates Recklessly Ignore Common Interest

From Register-Guard, October 11 2018 By Dylan Plummer The “Pedal Power” timber sale is yet another example of destructive forest management on our nearby public lands being justified by Bureau of Land Management because of the increased timber quotas imposed on the agency. The sale will result in extensive “regeneration harvest” (all but clear-cutting) of … Continue reading Timber Mandates Recklessly Ignore Common Interest

Highway 46 Timber Sale

Highway 46 Project — Willamette National Forest, Detroit Ranger District About the sale: This timber sale is  located about six miles east of the town of Detroit, Oregon, within over 4,000 acres of forest surrounding the Breitenbush hot springs resort. The sale includes commercial thinning, fuels reduction, and clearcut-style management practices. Our concerns: Much of … Continue reading Highway 46 Timber Sale